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unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
refute - disprove; prove to be false; N. refutation
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
fetid - (foetid) malodorous; foul
remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
resumption - taking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.
flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)