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homily (n)

a sermon

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contentious (adj)

argumentative; quarrelsome

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obfuscate (v)

to darken; to confuse; to make confusing

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impervious (adj)

not allowing anything to pass through; impenetrable

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incandescent (adj)

brilliant; giving off heat or light

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incantation (n)

thần chú, bùa phép

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incense (v)

to make very angry

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incipient (adj)

beginning; emerging

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incisive (adj)

sắc sảo

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palliate (v)

to alleviate or relieve sth without getting rid of the problem; to assuage; to mitigate

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palpable (adj)

capable of being touched; obvious; tangible

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increment (n)

an increase; one in a series of increases

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indigenous (adj)

bản xứ

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indignant (adj)

căm phẫn, phẫn nộ

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ineffable (adj)

incapable of being expressed or described

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patent (adj)

obvious

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paternal (adj)

fatherly; fatherlike

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pathology (n)

the science of diseases

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patriarch (n)

the male head of a family or tribe

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patrician (n)

a person of noble birth; an aristocrat

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patronize (v)

to treat as an inferior; to condescend to

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peccadillo (n)

a minor offense

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inert (adj)
inane (adj)
innate (adj)
inept (adj)

1. inactive; sluggish
2. silly
3. bẩm sinh
4. clumsy

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ingenious (adj)
ingenuous (adj)

1. khéo léo, tài tình
2. ngây thơ, chân thật

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pensive (adj)

thoughtful and sad

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peremptory (adj)

final; categorical; dictatorial
quả quyết, tất yếu

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perennial (adj)

continual; happening again and again or year after year

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injunction (n)

a command or order, especially a court order

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inordinate (adj)

excessive; unreasionable

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peripatetic (adj)

wandering; traveling continually; itinerant