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::: wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
::: vacuous - empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity
::: dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
::: disputatious - argumentative; fond of argument
::: valid - logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective; Ex. valid reasoning/passport
::: permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
::: gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
::: sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
::: gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
::: suborn - persuade to act unlawfully (especially to commit perjury); N. subornation