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ACME
(n.) the highest point
ATTRIBUTE
(n.) the quality or characteristic belonging to someone or something

(v.) to assign to, credit with
BELITTLE
(v.) to make something appear smaller than it is; to refer to in a way that suggests lack of importance or value
CONVEY
(v.) to transport; transmit; to make known
DOCTRINE
(n.) a belief, principle, or teaching
EXCISE
(v.) to remove by cutting
EXOTIC
(adj.) foreign; charmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unusual
HAGGARD
(adj.) thin, pale, and careworn as a result of worry and suffering
JAUNTY
(adj.) lively, easy, and carefree
JUNCTURE
(n.) a joining together; the point at which two things are joined
MENIAL
(adj.) lowly, humble, lacking importance or dignity
PARRY
(v.) to ward off, evade or avoid
PREDATORY
(adj.) preying on; plundering or piratical
RAVAGE
(v.) to destroy, lay waste or ruin
STANCE
(n.) a way of holding the boday; an attitude or position on an issue
TAWDRY
(adj.) showy and flashy but lacking in good taste
TURNCOAT
(n.) a person who switches to an opposing side or party
UNASSUMING
(adj.) not putting on airs; modest
WALLOW
(v.) to roll about in a lazy or clumsy way; to overindulge in
WAVER
(v.) to move to and fro; become unsteady