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Allude

to refer casually or indirectly

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Clairvoyant

supernaturally perceptive; (n) one who possesses extrasensory powers, seer

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Conclusive

serving to settle an issue; final

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Disreputable

not respectable, not esteemed

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Endemic

native or confined to a particular region or people; characteristic of or prevalent in a field

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Exemplary

worthy of imitation, commendable; serving as a model

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Fathom

to understand, get to the bottom of; to determine the depth of; (n) a measure of depth in water

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Guile

treacherous cunning, deceit

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Integrity

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

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Itinerary

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

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Misconstrue

to interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of

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Obnoxious

highly offensive, arousing strong dislike

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Placate

to appease, soothe, pacify

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Placid

calm peaceful

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Plagiarism

passing off or using as one’s own the writing (or other materials) of another person

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Potent

powerful; highly effective

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Pretext

a false reason, deceptive excuse

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Protrude

to stick out, thrust forth

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Stark

harsh, unrelieved, desolate; (adv) utterly

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Superficial

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