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Anomalous

Abnormal, irregular

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Aspersion

Damaging or derogatory statement

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Bizarre

Extremely strange

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Brusque

Abrupt, blunt

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Cajole

To coax, persuade through flattery

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Castigate

To punish or criticize severely

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Contrive

To plan with ingenuity, invent

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Demagogue

A leader who exploits popular prejudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power

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Disabuse

To free from deception it error, set right in ideas or thinking

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Ennui

Weariness and dissatisfaction from lack of interest, boredom

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Fetter

A chain it shackle placed on feet

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Heinous

Offensive

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Immutable

Not subject to change

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Insurgent

One who rebels or rises against authority

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Megalomania

A delusion marked by a feeling of power

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Sinecure

A position requiring little or no work

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Surreptitious

Stealthy, secret

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Transgress

To go beyond a limit of boundary, to sin

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Transmute

To change from one substance to another

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Vicarious

Experienced by in person in place of another