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Inequity

Unfairness

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Dissimulate

Put on a false appearance ; pretend

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Artful

Clever, crafty ; skilled

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Nulliparous

Female who has borne no offspring

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Aqueous

Watery

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Seduce

To lead astray; persuade

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Verbatim

Word for word;ExACTLY

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Temporal

Worldly

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Edict

Order, command

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Obsequious

Subservient

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Potent

Powerful

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Punctilio

Careful observance of forms

This is an example of detail

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Puncture

Prick

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Equipotent

Equal

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Adduced

Offered

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Artist

Master

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Verbiage

Wordiness

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Benediction

Blessing

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Nullify

Cancel

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Consecutive

Continuous

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Deduce

Reason

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Annul

Make void or null

Abolish; cancel; invalidate

Reduce to nothing; obliterate

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Simultaneous

Concurrent

Existing, occurring, or operating at same time

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Proverb

A short popular saying, usually of unknown & ancient origin - expresses truth or useful thought

Wise saying or precept

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Aqueduct

Conduit or artificial channel for conducting water from a distance

Can be a bridge like structure

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Artifice

Clever trick; cunning, crafty device or expedient; wile

Trickery; guile; craftiness

Ingenuity; inventiveness

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Extemporaneous

Impromptu - no advanced preparation

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Poignant

Affecting or moving the emotions

Pungent to the smell

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Equitable

Equity or fairness

Just, right, reasonable

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Obsequies

Funeral rites or ceremony

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Inert

Having little or no ability to react

Inactive; sluggish