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engender
to be the source of
ingenuous
innocent and unsuspecting
progenitor
someone who first thinks of something
genial
friendly and cheerful
confide
tell someone about a secret
bonafide
real or genuine
perfidious
not able to be trusted
confidant
a trusted friend you can confide in
infidel
a person who doesn't believe in a religion that someone regards as the true religion
ingenious
very smart or clever
topography
the art or science of making maps that show height, shape, etc
orthography
the way in which the words of a language are spelled
hyperbaton
a change of idiomatic order
hyperopic
far sightedness
grandiloquent
an extravagantly colourful style
loquacious
liking to talk and talking smoothly and easily
colloquial
used when people are speaking in an informal way
obloquy
harsh or critical statements about someone
analogy
a comparison of two things based on their being alike in some way
doxology
a usually liturgical expression of praise to God
maladroit
very awkward
malady
a disease
malaise
a slight feeling of not being happy or healthy
malapropism
when a person uses a word that sounds like another word
malcontent
a person who is always unhappy about something
malediction
a curse
malevolent
having a desire to cause harm to someone
malfeasance
illegal activity especially by a public official
malice
a desire to cause harm to another person
malinger
to pretend to be sick
Emissary
a person who is sent on a mission to represent another person or organization
Missive
a letter or other written message
Premise
a statement or idea that is accepted as being true and that is used as the basis of an argument
Demise
a person's death
Remiss
not showing enough care or attention
Pandemonium
wild and noisy
Panacea
something that will make everything about a situation better
Panoply
a group that is impressive because it is so big
Panegyric
something that praises something or someone
Pantheism
a doctrine that equates God with forces and laws of the universe