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Salient

Standing out; noticeable, prominent, or conspicuous

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Gauche

Lacking in social graces

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Censurable

Deserving of blame or criticism

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Florid

Very ornate and decorated

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Disseminate

To scatter or spread about

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Specious

Appearing good but lacking in merit

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Inculcate

To teach by repetition

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Contingent

A representative group forming part of a larger group

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Sear

To burn or char in the surface

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Quail

To shrink back or lose courage when in a different situation

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Discursive

rambling or moving aimlessly from topic to topic

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Denizen

an inhabitant or resident; a person who visit a place

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Corroborate

to make more certain confirm

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Pernicious

causing harm or ruin or injury; deadly

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Accentuate

to give emphasis or to stress

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Foist

to impose or pass off by fraud

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Satiate

to satisfy to the full

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Perceptive

showing a keen sense of understanding or insight

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Heresy

an opinion or doctrine that is different from society’s accepted beliefs

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Palpable

capable of being touched and felt, tangible

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Abstemious

temperate and moderate in diet

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Dowdy

lacking style or good taste; shabby