Unit 11

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allude

to refer to casually or indirectly; suggest; insinuate; hint at

clairvoyant

supernaturally perceptive; one who possesses extrasensory powers, seer

conclusive

serving to settle an issue; final

disreputable

not respectable, not esteemed; disgraceful; shady

endemic

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

exemplary

worthy of imitation, commendable; serving as a model

fathom

to understand, get to the bottom of; to determine the depth of; a measure of depth in water

guile

treacherous cunning, deceit; trickery

integrity

honesty, high moral standards; an unimpaired condition; rectitude

itenerary

a route of travel; a record of travel; a guidebook

misconstrue

to interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of

obnoxious

highly offensive, arousing a strong dislike

placate

to appease, soothe, pacify, conciliate

placid

calm, peaceful, undisturbed, tranquil

plagiarism

passing off or using as one's own the writing of another person

potent

powerful; highly effective; formidable; mighty

pretext

a false reason, deceptive excuse

protrude

to stick out, thrust forward

stark

harsh, unrelieved, desolate; utterly

superficial

on or near the surface; concerned with or understanding only what is on the surface, shallow

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