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digress

lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking

disabuse

free somebody (from an erroneous belief)

discrete

separate; unconnected

disinterest

lack of bias or involvement; impartiality

dissemble

make believe with the intent to deceive

dogma

a firmly held opinion, especially a religious belief

efficacy

capacity or power to produce a desired effect

embellish

make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.

equivocate

be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold information

emulate

to imitate with the intent of equaling or surpassing the model

endemic

native or confined to a particular region or people; characteristic of or prevalent in a field

enervate

weaken mentally or morally

engender

to cause, to produce, to create

enigma

something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained

ephemeral

enduring a very short time

erudite

scholarly, learned, bookish, pedantic

espouse

choose and follow; support

eulogy

a formal expression of praise

fawn

to flatter excessively, seek favor of

feigned

not genuine

florid

elaborately or excessively ornamented

foster

To bring up or nurture

garrulous

full of trivial conversation

guile

shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception

harangue

a long, strongly expressed speech or lecture

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