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Clairvoyant

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(n.) Someone who has the ability to see the future; (adj.) Able to see the future; Having the ability to percieve things beyond others

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Allude

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(v.) To refer to indirectly; To hint at or insinuate

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Conclusive

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(adj.) Putting an end to debate or question; Final

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Disreputable

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(adj.) Lacking respectability in character, appearance or behavior; Disgraceful; Shady

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Endemic

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(adj.) Native to some specified country or region

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Exemplary

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(adj.) Fitted to serve as a model or example worthy of imitation; Ideal or commendable

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Fathom

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(n.) A unit of length equal to six feet usually used to measure the depth of water; (v.) To comprehend or understand

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GUILE

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(n.) The quality of being crafty; Skillful deceit or treacherous cunning; Deviousness

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Integrity

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(n.) High moral standards, honesty; Adherence to a strict moral or ethical code; Soundness

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Itinerary

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(n.) A detailed account or diary of a journey; A guidebook or route of travel

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Misconstrue

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(v.) To mistake the meaning of; To misinterpret

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Obnoxious

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(adj.) Very annoying, offensive or objectionable

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Placate

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(v.) To calm the anger of; To appease or pacify

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Placid

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(adj.) Serene, calm and peaceful

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Plagiarism

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(n.) The stealing of passages from the writings of another and publishing them as one’s own

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Potent

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(adj.) Physically powerful; Highly effective

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Pretext

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(n.) A fictitious reason; A false excuse

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Protrude

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(v.) To push out or thrust forth; To stick out

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Stark

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(adj.) Grim or desolate, harsh; (adv.) Utterly, absolutely or completely

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Superficial

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(adj.) On or near the surface; Comprehending only what is on the surface, apparent and obvious