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meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
loiter - hang about/around; stand idly about; linger
sublime - causing deep feelings of wonder, joy, respect, etc.; exalted; noble and uplifting; utter
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
plausible - conceivably true; having a show of truth but open to doubt; specious
ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war