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kudos - honor; glory; acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement
alacrity - cheerful promptness without reluctance
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
jaundice - medical condition in which the skin, the white part of the eyes, etc. turn yellow; V: affect with jaundice; affect with prejudice, envy, or hostility; bias
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
distinctive - clearly different from others of the same kind
incredulity - tendency to disbelief
scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats