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adjective: Attended by favorable circumstances, outcomes, or performance, usually at the beginning of an endeavor.
noun: A standard, usually of excellence, by which something can be measured or judged. (touchstone, criterion).
verb: To expurgate (a written work) by removing or modifying passages in a text considered vulgar, offensive, or objectionable.
adjective: Characteristic or or appropriate to the spoken language or to writing that seeks the effect of speech; informal.
noun: A secret agreement between two or more parties for a fraudulent, illegal, or deceitful purpose.
adjective: Fundamentally distinct or different in kind; entirely dissimilar. (antithetical).
adjective: Hateful; detestable; lamentable; inimical; extremely inferior; very bad. (abject, abysmal, inimical).
adjective: Containing or based on a fallacy; tending to mislead; deceptive; specious; spurious.
verb: To give a false appearance of; to represent falsely; to pretend to do something; to fabricate.
verb: To make clumsy attempts to move or regain one's balance; to move or act clumsily and in confusion; to struggle.
noun: Something taken to be true for the purpose of argument or investigation; an assumption.
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