c2 set #4

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abjure

to formally renounce, disavow, or forswear

animadversion

a criticism or critical remark

austere

grim or severe in manner or appearance; lacking decoration

buoyant

able to float; lighthearted and lively

collusion

a secret agreement or collaboration; a conspiracy

corroboration

the act of strengthening or confirming; that which confirms

desiccant

a substance that absorbs moisture, used to keep something dry

ebullient

enthusiastic or agitated

epitome

the embodiment of something; a representative example

expropriate

to deprive a person or property; to confiscate

frugal

thrifty; economical; avoiding waste

ignominious

marked by shame or disgrace

incipient

beginning, starting, coming into existence

introspection

the act or process of mental self-examination

levity

lightness of manner of speech; frivolity

miscreant

one who behaves badly; a villain

obtrusive

sticking out; prominent in a displeasing way; pushy

pellucid

transparent; clear; easily understood

ponderous

clumsy or unwieldy because of its weight; slow and heavy

provident

showing care and consideration for the future

redress

(v) to put back in order; to set right; (n) the setting right of a wrong or injury; relief; reparation

salacious

promoting sexual desire or lust; lewd or obscene

spurious

false; not authentic or genuine

tortuous

twisted; having many turns; convoluted

variegated

streaked, spotted, or otherwise marked by a variety of colors; varied

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