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mendacity

a lie or falsehood

mendicant

a beggar

misanthrope

a person who hates all people

misogyny

hatred of women

mutable

capable of change or of being changed

neophyte

new convert; any beginner

niggardly

stingy, miserly

noisome

noxious, harmful, foul smelling

numismatics

the study of coins

obsequious

overly submissive, fawning

obtuse

blunt, dull; an angle that is greater than 90 degrees

paragon

a model of perfection; a perfect diamond of 100 carats or more

pariah

any outcast despised by others

penury

poverty; destitution

philatelist

a stamp collector

philologist

one who studies written records; one who studies literature or language as it is used in literature

platitude

flatness, dullness, a trite remark

pommel

to beat; the rounded projection on the front of a saddle; the round know on the end of a sword

potentate

a ruler or monarch

predilection

a preconceived liking, partiality, preference

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