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eulogize

praise

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plaudits

applause

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stigma

mark of disgrace

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consummate (adj.)

perfect, highest

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precipitous

steep; hasty, rash

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abject

deserving contempt; wretched

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filial

of or like a son or daughter

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archaic

old-fashioned, no longer used except in a specific context

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callow

young and inexperienced

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hoary

white or gray with age; ancient

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pristine

uncorrupted

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fallacious

misleading, erroneous

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illusion

misleading appearance; false impression; misconception

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dross

waste, refuse; scum on surface of melting metals

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diffident

unduly timid, shy

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brazen

shameless, impudent

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coy

pretending to be shy

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demure

prim, coy

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sophistry

plausible but fallacious argumentation

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benign

not dangerous; gentle, kindly