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Clairvoyant

Adj. Supernaturally perceptive
N. One who possesses extrasensory powers, seer

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Conclusive

Adj. Serving to settle an issue; final

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Disreputable

Adj. Not respectable, not esteemed

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Endemic

Adj. Native or confined to a particular region or people; characteristics of or prevalent in a field

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Exemplary

Adj. Worthy of imitation, commendable; serving as a model

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Fathom

V. To understand, get to the bottom of; to determine the depth of
N. A measure of depth in water

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Guile

N. Treacherous cunning, deceit

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Integrity

N. Honestly, high moral standards; an unimpaired condition, completeness, soundless

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Itinerary

N. A route of travel; a record of travel; a guidebook

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Misconstrue

V. To interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of

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Obnoxious

Adj. Highly offensive, arousing strong dislike

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Placate

V. To appease , soothe, pacify

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Placid

Adj. Calm, peaceful

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Potent

Adj. Powerful, highly effective

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Pretext

N. A false reason, deceptive excuse

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Protrude

V. To stick out, thrust forth

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Reparation

N. A payment made for a wrong of injury

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Stark

Adj. Harsh, unrelieved, desolate
Adv. Utterly

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Superficial

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

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Allude

V. To refer to casually or indirectly