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Word Within the Word List #21

List #21 from Michael Clay Thompson's "The Word Within the Word Vol. 1"
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equivocate
to hedge
superfluous
unnecessary
bilateral
two-sided
unilateral
one-sided
circumspect
cautious
commensurate
of like measure
malevolence
evil intent
neophyte
beginner
misanthropist
people-hater
bellicose
warlike
anthropomorphic
man-shaped
captious
fault-finding
neologism
new word
malediction
a curse
incredulous
not believing
omniscient
all-knowing
monomania
obsession with one thing
specious
false
excoriate
verbally flog
prototype
first model
xenophobia
fear of foreigners
benediction
blessing
amorphous
shapeless
preponderance
bulk
magnanimous
great-minded