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Broach

Introduce

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Gratuitous

Unearned

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Etymology

Study of word sources

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Venerate

Regard with deep respect, honor

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Truism

Statement of truth

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Erudite

Smart ,scholarly

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Charlatan

Imposter

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Extol

Praise highly

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Predisposed

Tendency or preference in advance

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Immutable

Never changing

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Infringe

Violate or disregard a law

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Specious

Seemingly desirable , reasonable ,or true

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Ostensibly

Outwardly professed

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Absolve

Free from guilt and blame

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Subjugate

To conquer

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Antipodes

Directly opposite points or things

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Retroactive

Events that are the past

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Antipathy

Strong dislike

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Nettle

Stinging plant

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Indigent

Poor; needy