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innuendo
n. statement that implies something bad indirectly
solicitous
showing care or interest (archaic: eagerly wanting)
lexicon
n. dictionary
juxtaposition
the placing of one (esp. contrasting) thing next to another
irreverence
n. the state of not respecting anything
raze
v. destroy down to ground level
laggard
n. lazy person, one who lags behind
uncanny
adj. unsettlingly unusual
negligent
adj. careless
militate
have a serious effect (in preventing sth or making it less likely to happen)
microcosm
n. small-scale view of the world
strident
adj. harsh, grating
toady
flatterer, sycophant
tangential
only touching slightly; divergent (from previous line or course)
judicious
wise in judgment, prudent
modicum
n. small amount
infusion
n. introduction as if by pouring
negligible
adj. easy to ignore
sacrosanct
adj. sacred
mettle
ability, determination (in competition, dealing with difficulties etc.)
saccharine
excessively sweet or sentimental; resembling sugar
misnomer
n. wrongly applied name
ostensible
appearing true but (possibly) not so
legerdemain
sleight of hand; prestidigitation
penitent
adj. wishing to atone for sins
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