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allude

(v) to refer to casually or indirectly

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clairvoyant

(adj) supernaturally perceptible
(n) one who possesses

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conclusive

(adj) serving to settle an issue; final

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disreputable

(adj) not respectable, not esteemed

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endemic

(adj) native or confined to a particular region or people

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exemplary

(adj) worthy of imitation, commendable; serving as a model

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fathom

(v) to understand, get to the bottom of;

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guile

(n) treacherous cumming, deceit

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intergity

(n) honestly, high moral standards

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itinerary

(n) a route of travel

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miscinsture

(v) to interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of

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obnoxious

(adj) highly offensive, arousing strong dislke

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placate

(v) to appease, soothe, pacify

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placid

(adj) calm, peaceful

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plagiarsm

(n) passing off or using as one`s own the writing of another person

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potent

(adj) powerful; highly effective

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pretext

(n) a false reason, deceptive excuse

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protrude

(v) to stick out

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stark

(adj) harsh, unrelieved

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superficial

(adj) on or near the surface; concerned with or understanding