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1

to refer to casually or indirectly

allude

2

supernaturally perceptive
one who possesses extrasensory powers, seer

clairvoyant

3

serving to settle an issue, final

conclusive

4

not respectable, not esteemed

disreputable

5

native or confined to a particular region or people; characteristic of or prevalent in a field

endemic

6

worthy on imitation, commendable; serving as a modelfathom

exemplary

7

to understand, get to the bottom of; to determine the depth of
a measure of depth in water

fathom

8

treacherous cunning, deceit

guile

9

honesty, high moral standards, an unimpaired condition. completeness, soundness

integrity

10

a route of travel, a record of travel; a guidebook

itinerary

11

to interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of

misconstrue

12

highly offensive, arousing strong dislike

obnoxious

13

to appease, sooth, pacify

placate

14

calm, peaceful

placidd

15

powerful, highly effective

potent

16

a false reason, deceptive excuse

pretext

17

to stick out, thrust froth

protrude

18

a payment made for a wrong or an injury

reparation

19

harsh, unrelieved, desolate
utterly

stark

20

on or near the surface, concerned with or understanding only what is on the surface, shallow

superficial