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A small part that goes at the end of a handle, stick, or tube to strengthen it and keep it from splitting.

Ferrule

2

To stimulate or bring about.

Piqued

3

A false believe.

Fallacies

4

An adjective to describe something that is clever or intelligent.

Astutely

5

To wish to do something good for another.

Benevolence

6

Dirty or unclean in appearance.

Slovenly

7

Roughness in manner.

Asperity

8

A descendant to a family of importance.

Scion

9

Of little importance, not dramatic.

Prosaic

10

A product of imagination, not real.

Chimerical

11

Confirm or support.

Corroborated

12

Something that is evil or relating to the devil.

Diabolical

13

Smelling or tasting very badly and unpleasantly.

Acrid

14

To persuade someone to do something by flattery or coaxing.

Cajoled

15

Often referring to the middle-class and middle-class characteristics.

Bourgeois

16

To wish to do evil things.

Malevolent

17

To walk slowly and relaxedly with no rush or goal.

Sauntering

18

Having supreme or ultimate power.

Sovereign

19

Not caring about consequences of an action.

Imprudent

20

Showing a lack of respect.

Audacious