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to adhere

to adhere

/ədˈhɪɹ/
verb
be a devoted follower or supporter

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to beg

to beg

/ˈbɛɡ/
verb
dodge, avoid answering, or take for granted

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to castigate

to castigate

/ˈkæstəˌɡeɪt/
verb
censure severely

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to construe

to construe

/kənˈstɹu/
verb
make sense of; assign a meaning to

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to debunk

to debunk

/dɪˈbəŋk/
verb
expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas

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to denigrate

to denigrate

/ˈdɛnəˌɡɹeɪt/
verb
charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone

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to digress

to digress

/daɪˈɡɹɛs/
verb
lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking

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to elicit

to elicit

/ɪˈɫɪsɪt/
verb
deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)

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to pillory

to pillory

/ˈpɪɫɝi/
verb
criticize harshly or violently

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to qualify

to qualify

/ˈkwɑɫəˌfaɪ/
verb
make more specific

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to repine

to repine

/ɹɪpˈaɪn/
verb
express discontent

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to vacillate

to vacillate

/ˈvæsəˌɫeɪt/
verb
to hesitate or waver between different opinions in an annoying way

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chimera

chimera

/tʃɪˈmɛɹə/
noun
a grotesque product of the imagination

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enigma

enigma

/ɪˈnɪɡmə/
noun
something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained

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gumption

gumption

/ˈɡəmpʃən/
noun
sound practical judgment

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intimation

intimation

/ˌɪntəˈmeɪʃən/
noun
an indirect suggestion

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spate

spate

/ˈspeɪt/
noun
(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

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tirade

tirade

/taɪˈɹeɪd/
noun
a speech of violent denunciation

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likewise

likewise

/ˈɫaɪˌkwaɪz/
adverb
in addition

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cogent

cogent

/ˈkoʊdʒənt/
adjective
powerfully persuasive

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explicit

explicit

/ɪksˈpɫɪsət/
adjective
expressed very clearly, leaving no doubt or confusion

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fallacious

fallacious

/fəˈɫeɪʃəs/
adjective
containing or based on a fallacy

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germane

germane

/dʒɝˈmeɪn/
adjective
relevant and appropriate

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hagiographic

hagiographic

adjective
*** of, relating to, or being hagiography, excessively flattering

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implicit

implicit

/ˌɪmˈpɫɪsət/
adjective
able to suggest without directly mentioning

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mordant

mordant

/ˈmɔɹdənt/
adjective
harshly ironic or sinister

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puerile

puerile

/pjuˈɹiɫ/
adjective
displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity

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sententious

sententious

/sɛntˈɛnʃəs/
adjective
concise and full of meaning

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unequivocal

unequivocal

/ˌəniˈkwɪvəkəɫ/, /ˌənɪˈkwɪvəkəɫ/
adjective
expressing one's ideas and opinions clearly and without any doubt

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vitriolic

vitriolic

/ˌvɪtɹiˈɑɫɪk/
adjective
harsh or corrosive in tone

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