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dun (v)/(n)/(adj)

(v)to demand insistently; especially in payment of a debt
(n)a creditor
(adj)dark; dull; drab; dingy

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gist (n)

the essential part; main point; essence

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imperious (adj)

over/bearing; arrogant; seeking to dominate; pressing; compelling

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reprobate (n/adj/v)

(n)a depraved, vicious or unprincipled person; scoundrel
(adj) wicked, corrupt or unprincipled
(v) to disapprove of, condemn

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abstemious (adj)

moderate; sparing (as in eating and drinking); characterized by abstinence and self-disciplined

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discursive (adj)

passing aimlessly from one place or subject to another; rambling, roving, nomadic

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debonaire (adj)

pleasant; courteous; light-hearted
smooth and polished in manner and appearance

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dowdy (adj)

poorly dressed; shabby; lacking smartness and good taste

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foist (v)

to impose by fraud to pass off as worthy or genuine; to bring about vy stealth, dishonesty, or coercion

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salient (adj)/(n)

(adj) leaping, jumping, or springing forth; prominent; standing out; conspicuous
(n) a projection or bulge; a land form that projects upward or outward

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specious (adj)

deceptive; apparently good or valid but lacking real merit

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clangor (n)/(v)

(n) a loud ringing sound
(v) to make a loud ringing noise

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extenuate (v)

to lessen the seriousness or magnitude of an offense by making partial excuses

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politic (adj)

prudent, shrewdly conceived and developed; artful, expedient

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sanctimonious (adj)

making a show of virtue or
righteousness; hypocritically moralistic or pious, self-righteous