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adj. moderate, sparing; characterized by abstinence and self-discipline
abstemious
adj. deserving of blame or correction
censurable
adj. likely but not certain to happen, possible; dependent on uncertain events or conditions; n. a representative group forming part of a lerger body
contingent
v. to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate, verify
corroborate
n. an inhabitant, resident; one who frequents a place
denizen
adj. passing aimlessly from one plave or subject to another, rambling, roving, nomadic
discursive
v. to scatter or spread widely
disseminate
poorly dressed, shabby; lacking smartness and good taste
dowdy
adj. highly colored, reddish; excessively ornate, showy
florid
v. to impose by fraud; tp pass off as worthy or genuine
foist
adj. awkward, lacking in social graces, tactless, clumsy
gauche
n. an opinion different from accepted belief; the denial of an idea that is generally held sacred
hersey
v. to impress on the mind by repitition, teach persistently and earnestly
inculcate
adj. capable of being touched or felt; easily seen, heard, or recognized
palpable
adj. having sympathetic insight or understading, capable of keen appreciation
perceptive
adj. extremely harmful; deadly, fatal
pernicious
adj. leapijng, jumping, or springing forth; prominent, standing out, conspicuous; n. a projection or bulge, a land form that projects upward or outward
salient
v. to satisfy completely; to fill to excess; adj. full satisfied
satiate
v. to make or become dry and withered; to char or scorch the surface of; to harden or make unfeeling
sear
adj. deceptive, apparently good or valid but lacking real merit
specious