20 terms

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platonic
free from physical desire; friendship
magnate
a very wealthy or powerful businessman
abdicate
give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations
cogent
powerfully persuasive
fickle
liable to sudden unpredictable change
glib
fluent in an insincere manner; offhand; casual
spurious
phony, false
relegate
assign to a lower position
verbose
using or containing too many words
capacious
large in capacity
viable
capable of life or normal growth and development
quixotic
not sensible about practical matters
truculent
defiantly aggressive
probity
complete and confirmed integrity
efficacy
capacity or power to produce a desired effect
approbation
official recognition or approval
incorrigible
impervious to correction by punishment
schism
division of a group into opposing factions
xenophobia
an irrational fear of foreigners or strangers
temerity
fearless daring
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