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1

to refer to casually or indirectly

allude

2

supernaturally perceptive; one who possesses extrasensory powers, seer

clairvoyant

3

serving to settle an issue; final

conclusive

4

not respectable, not esteemed

disreputable

5

native or confined to a particular region or people

endemic

6

worthy of imitation, commendable; serving as a model

exemplary

7

to understand, to get to the bottom of

fathom

8

treacherous cunning, deceit

guile

9

characteristic of or prevalent in a field

endemic

10

honesty, high moral standards; an unimpaired condition, completeness, soundness

integrity

11

a route of travel; a record of travel; a guidebook

itinerary

12

to interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of

misconstrue

13

highly offensive, arousing strong dislike

obnoxious

14

to determine the depth of; a measure of depth in water

fathom

15

to appease, soothe, pacify

placate

16

calm, peaceful

placid

17

powerful; highly effective

potent

18

a false reason, deceptive excuse

pretext

19

to stick out, thrust forth

protrude

20

a payment made for a wrong or an injury

reparation

21

harsh, unrelieved, desolate; utterly

stark

22

on or near the surface; concerned with or understanding only what is on the surface, shallow

superficial

23

super-

above, greater than

24

-less

lacking, without

25

-mis-, -miss-, -mit-, -mitt-

send

26

-note-, -not-

know, recognize

27

-pel-, -puls-

drive