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candid

adj. truthful

credence

n. belief

decorous

adj. good and correct (used of behavior)

despotic

adj. acting like a tyrant

diaphanous

adj. very thin and transparent

dowager

n. an elderly woman of elevate social status

egalitarian

adj. equal; believer in equality

elliptical

adj. shaped like an ellipse; indirect

imponderable

adj. cannot be understood

indecorous

adj. not well-behaved; lacking in dignity

indigence

n. extreme poverty

inherent

adj. inbuilt; genetic

jingoism

n. using words to stir up exaggerated patriotism

judicious

adj. fair and equal

lament

v. to express regret over something

mendicancy

n. begging

nascent

adj. just begun; in an early stage of development

obtrusive

adj. easily seen

orthographical

adj. concerned with writing and spelling

ossified

adj. become fixed and rigid

perfidy

n. treachery; betrayal

profligacy

n. wasteful and immoral behavior

purveyor

n. one who sells something or causes something to spread

stringent

adj. strict

supercilious

adj. arrogant

venerable

adj. worthy of respect

viable

adj. workable; able to live or grow

visceral

adj. concerned with the 'guts'; physical rather than mental

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