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condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
inclement - stormy; unkind; unmerciful; CF. clement
vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
trajectory - path taken by a projectile; Ex. trajectory of a bullet
shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.
sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
mendacious - lying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
befuddle - confuse thoroughly
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
cogent - convincing