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excoriation

a denunciation, castigation; censure

substantiate

to verify, prove, confirm, validate

taciturn

tight-lipped, uncommunicative

germane

pertinaent, relevant, apropos

encomium

a tribute, pangyric, eulogy

reconnaissance

a scouting expedition, survey

tenable

defensible, justifiable, maintainable

belabor

to beat into the ground, overwork

arrogate

to expropriate, usurp, commandeer

insatiable

unquenchable, ravenous, voracious

banal

stale, trite, hackeneyed

temporize

to hedge, dillydally, procrastinate

intransigent

uncompromising, unyielding, obdurate

congeal

to harden, jell, coagulate, solidify

eschew

to setter clear of shun, avoid

ramify

to branch out, extend into

carping

nit-picking, hairsplitting

largesse

generosity, liberality munificence, bounty

coherent

connectedd, unified, consistent, cohesive

emulate

to copy imitate mimic

acquisitive

greedy grasping avaricious

invidious

malicious, spiteful, preducial, pejorative

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