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1
Q

disingenuous

A

not frank or candid, deceivingly simple

2
Q

moot

A

subject to or open for discussion or debate

3
Q

nostrum

A

a questionable remedy

4
Q

egress

A

a way out; exit

5
Q

doughty

A

brave

6
Q

dowdy

A

shabby in appearance

7
Q

dregs

A

the unwanted part

8
Q

effrontery

A

shameless boldness

9
Q

effusive

A

pouring out or forth, overflowing

10
Q

addled

A

rotten

11
Q

embarkation

A

the act of engaging or investing in

12
Q

equivocation

A

a purposely misleading statement

13
Q

estimable

A

deserving respect

14
Q

euphony

A

pleasant sound

15
Q

froward

A

not willing to yield or comply with what is right or reasonable

16
Q

exposition

A

setting forth of facts

17
Q

pied

A

patchy in color

18
Q

facsimile

A

copy; reproduction; replica

19
Q

sojourn

A

to stay temporarily

20
Q

fetid

A

having an offensive smell

21
Q

lucent

A

shining, translucent

22
Q

gauntlet

A

protective glove

23
Q

perfunctory

A

done in a routine, mechanical way, without interest

24
Q

objurgate

A

to chide vehemently

25
Q

proviso

A

a clause stating a condition or stipulation