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Given to exaggerating one's worth or importance in an offensive way
Syn.- presumptuous; haughty

Arrogant

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Able to express oneself easily, clearly, and effectively
Syn.- eloquent; smooth-spoken

Articulate

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Noticeable imperfection
Syn.- disfigurement; defect; flaw; stain

Blemish

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Violation of a law, duty, or obligation
Syn.- infraction; contravention; infringement

Breach

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Person designated to act for another or others
Syn.- representative; deputy

Delegate

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Break up or decompose
Syn.- deteriorate; worsen

Disintegrate

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Picture to oneself mentally
Syn.- conceive; visualize

Envision

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Likely to produce great harm or danger
Syn.- serious; critical

Grave

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Incapable of error
Syn.- unerring; certain

Infallible

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Worthy of praise
Syn.- commendable; meritorious

Laudable

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Worthy of note
Syn.- remarkable; distinguished; important

Notable

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Relatively unknown; not prominent
Syn.- uncelebrated; unheard-of

Obscure

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Deadly epidemic disease
Syn.- plague; curse; scourge

Pestilence

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Required for a particular purpose
Syn.- indispensable; necessary; essential

Requisite

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Delay or cessation for a time of something distressing or trying
Syn.- rest; recess; hiatus; reprieve

Respite

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Keep or continue to keep in one's possession
Syn.- hold; have; enjoy

Retain

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Cancel by recalling or taking back
Syn.- annul; rescind

Revoke

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In widespread existence
Syn.- prevalent; common

Rife

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Not likely to overturn or collapse
Syn.- firm; durable; permanent

Stable

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Dull or destroy the luster of
Syn.- soil; discolor; stain

Tarnish