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53 terms

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definitive
fully developed; serving as a final solution
repudiate
to reject, to disown
extenuate
to mitigate by making partial excuses
innocuous
harmless
demure
reserved, modest
foppish
foolish, silly
perfidy
disloyalty, treachery
inveterate
firmly established, habitual
slavish
servile, characteristic of a slave
invocation
prayer for blessing, help, etc.
squelch
suppress or silence completely
explicate
to explain fully
obfuscate
to obscure, confuse
indubitable
that cannot be doubted
draconian
evil, creating harsh laws
ingenuous
honest
belabor
spend too much time on
disenfranchised
deprived of right to vote
populist
one who claims to represent the common people
intemperate
extreme
temperate
modest
idiosyncratic
strange, unusual
pedantry
application of knowledge
pedant
intelligent, wise person
irreproachable
impeccable, above criticism
tyrannical
despotic, exploitative
precarious
dangerous
prolific
creative
onerous
extremely difficult
prurient
something that creates desire
recondite
hidden
impugn
criticize
contrite
regretful
substantiate
to back up with facts and figures; to highlight
cavalier
horse-mounted soldier, gallant
requisition
formal demand
conciliator
mediator
torpor
state of inactivity
reprised
countered
ruse
trick
encapsulate
to encase, to express in brief
extrapolate
to estimate using available info
broach
approach
flout
openly disobey
certitude
certainty
lackadaisical
laid back, lazy
tepid
lukewarm
decorum
set of rules
encyclopedic
detailed, knowledgeable
complicity
involvement
cumbersome
dull, boring
dichotomy
division into 2 controversial parts
prosaic
dull, boring