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2011-03-25 08:22:03
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  1. (v.) to assert without proof
    allege
  2. (adj.) shameless, blatant
    arrant
  3. (n.) light and playful conversation
    badinage
  4. (v.) to reconcile
    conciliate
  5. (v.) reverse one order or command with another
    countermand
  6. (n.) level, rank
    echelon
  7. (v.) intensify, worsen
    exacerbate
  8. (adj.) stupid or foolish in a self-satisfied way
    fatuous
  9. (adj.) indisputable, undeniable
    irrefutable
  10. (n.) a massive and inescapable force
    juggernaut
  11. (adj.) halfhearted, lax
    lackadaisical
  12. (n.) any repetitive chant; a lont list
    litany
  13. (adj.) grisly, gruesome
    macabre
  14. (n.) a lack
    paucity
  15. (v.) foreshadow
    portend
  16. (v.) to tear down, destroy completely
    raze
  17. (v.) to withdraw a statement
    recant
  18. (v.) to soak thoroughly
    saturate
  19. (adj.) of a gloomy or surly disposition
    saturnine
  20. (v.) to cast off, discard
    slough

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