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repudiate

to refuse to accept or be associated with; to deny the truth or validity of

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recapitulate

to summarize and state the main points of

3

patent

easily recognizable; obvious

4

arcane

understood by few; mysterious or secret

5

construe

to interpret; to deduce by inference or interpretation; to infer

6

anoint

to smear or rub something, typically as a part of a religious ceremony

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munificient

very generous; (of a gift of sum of money) larger or more generous than is usual or necessary

8

irresolute

showing or feeling hesitancy; uncertain.

9

probate

to establish the validity of a will; the official proving of a will

10

normative

establishing, relating to, or deriving from a standard norm, especially of behavior

11

jettison

to throw or drop something from an aircraft or ship

12

distill

to extract the essential meaning or most important aspects of

13

florid

elaborately or excessively intricate or complicated; having a red or flushed complexion

14

calumny

an untrue statement that is made to damage someone's reputation

15

hearken

to listen

16

mercantilism

belief in the benefits of profitable sharing; commercialism; the economic theory that trade generates wealth and is stimulated by the accumulation of profitable balances, which a government should encourage by means of protectionism

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evanescent

quickly fading or disappearing; soon passing out of sight, memory, existence

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resurgent

increasing or reviving after a period of little activity, popularity, or occurrence

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recrudescence

breaking out afresh or into renewed activity; revival or reappearance in active existence

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debased

reduced in quality or value