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to object or show reluctance
to make less severe; to limit
to suggest something subtly
close relationship related with sexual behavior
to sap energy from
standing out in a negative way; shockingly bad；It was an egregious error for a statesman to show such ignorance.
extremely frugal, miserly
somebody who attacks beliefs or institutions
prone to unexpected and unpredictable changes in mood
exhibiting artistic skills
clever in a cunning way
a deviation from what is normal
narrowly restricted in scope or outlook
bitterness and ill will
not spending much money(but spending wisely
to reprimand harshly
to reprimand harshly
making of a false statement meant to injure a persons reputation.；He was subjected to the most vicious calumny, but he never complained and never sued.
favorable, the opposite of sinister
to be in proportion or corresponding in degree or amount
the condition of being susceptible to bribes or corruption
easily influenced or harmed by something
used to describe someone who is easily emotionally influenced
to clear accusation, blame, suspicion, or doubt with supporting arguments or proof
confusing or ambiguous；His words to the press were deliberately equivocal - he didn't deny the reports but neither did he confirm them.
a mixture of multiple things；an amalgam filling
open to more than one interpretation
harmless and doesn't produce any ill effects；Some mushrooms look innocuous but are in fact poisonous.
spending resources wastefully or recklessly
being disrespectful, improperly bold；I hope he didn't think I was being impertinent when I asked him about his private life.
to weaken (usually paired with an abstract term)
to be likely to socialize with others
to give false representation to; misrepresent
to reproach; to scold
complicated, and difficult to comprehend
mixed of conflicting emotions about something
to be naïve and innocent
still in exsitence (usually refers to documents)
to avoid telling the truth or saying exactly what you think；He accused the minister of prevaricating.
a long pompous talk, tirade
to reveal or make known something, usually unintentionally.
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