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the highest point

acme

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a quality or characters belonging to or associated with someone or something to assign to credit with to regard as caused

attribute

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to make something appear smaller than it is to refer to in a way that suggests lack of importance or value

belittle

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to transport to transmit to communicate make know to transfer ownership or title to

convey

4

a belief principle or teaching a system of such beliefs or principles a formulation of such beliefs or service

Doctrine

5

foreign charmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unusual

exotic

6

thin pale and careworn as a result of worry or suffering wild looking

haggard

7

lively easy and carefree in manner smart or trim in appearance

jaunty

8

a joining together the point at which two things are jointed any important point in time

juncture

9

lowly humble lacking importance or dignity a person who does the humble and unpleasant tasks

menial

10

to ward off fend off evade avoid a defensive movement in ffencing and other sports

parry

11

preying on plundering or piratical

predatory

12

to destroy lay waste ruin ruinous damage destruction

ravage

13

a way of holding the body an attitude or position on an issue

stance

14

showy and flashy but lacking in good taste

tawdry

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a person who switches to an opposing side or party

turncoat

16

not putting on airs unpretentious modest

unassuming

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to roll about in a lazy clumsy or helpless way to overindulge in to have in abundance a wet muddy or dusty area used by animals as a sort of bath a state of moral or physical collapse

wallow

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to move to and fro become unsteady to show lack of firmness or decision

waver

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to remove by cutting an indirect tax on the manufacture sale or distribution of a commodity or service

excise