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  1. moderate, sparing; characterized by abstinence and self-dicipline.
    abstemious 
  2. deserving of blame or correction.
    censurable 
  3.  likely but not certain to happen, possible; dependent on uncertain events or conditions; happening by chance; (n.) a representative group forming part of a larger body.
    contingent 
  4. to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate, verify.
    corroborate 
  5. an inhabitant, resident; one who frequents a place.
    denizen 
  6. passing aimlessly from one place or subject to another, rambling, roving, nomadic.
    discursive 
  7. to scatter or spread widely.
    disseminate 
  8. poorly dressed, shabby; lacking smartness and good taste.
    dowdy 
  9. highly colored, reddish; excessively ornate, showy
    florid
  10. to impose by fraud; to pass off as worthy or genuine; to bring about by stealth, dishonesty, or coercion.
    foist 
  11. awkward, lacking in social graces, tactless, clumsy.
    gauche 
  12. an opinion different from accepted belief; the denial of an idea that is generally held sacred.
    heresy 
  13. to impress on the mind by repetition, teach persistently and earnestly.
    inculcate 
  14. capable of being touched or felt; easily seen, heard, or recognized.
    palpable 
  15. having sympathetic insight or understanding, capable of keen appreciation
    perceptive 
  16. extremely harmful; deadly, fatal
    pernicious 
  17. leaping, jumping, or springing forth; prominent, standing out conspicuous; (n.) a projection or buldge, a land form that projects upward or outward
    salient 
  18. to make or become dry and withered; to char or scorch the surface of; to harden or make unfeeling; to patch, dessicate, singe
    sear
  19. deceptive, apparently good or valid but lacking real merit
    specious 
  20. to satisfy completely; to fill to excess; (adj.) full, satisfied.
    satiate 

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