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palter [ pawl-ter ] verb (used without object) to talk or act insincerely or deceitfully; lie or use trickery.to bargain with; haggle.to act carelessly; trifle. WORDS RELATED TO PALTER babble, equivocate, haggle, bargain, falsify, fib, quibble, deceive, prevaricate

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forsooth [ fawr-sooth ] adverb Archaic. (now used in derision or to express disbelief) in truth; in fact; indeed.

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caliginous [ kuh-lij-uh-nuh s ] adjective Archaic: It was a caliginous and stormy night … Sure, that doesn’t quite have the same ring as “dark and stormy,” but it works. Caliginous is an archaic adjective meaning: “misty, dim, dark.”

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Attrition [at·tri·tion] n.  1. A gradual, natural reduction in membership or personnel, as through retirement, resignation, or death. 2. A gradual diminution in number or strength. “The company’s attrition rate was quite high.”

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Capricious [ca·pri·cious]  adj.  Characterized by or subject to whim; impulsive and unpredictable. “He’s such a capricious boss I never know how he’ll react.”

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sci·am·a·chy [sīˈaməkē] NOUN archaic sham fighting for exercise or practice.

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rus·ti·cate [ˈrəstəˌkāt] VERB 1) go to, live in, or spend time in the country. 2) fashion (masonry) in large blocks with sunk joints and a roughened surface. “the stable block was built of rusticated stone” BRITISH 3) suspend (a student) … Continue reading

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rue [ro͞o] VERB bitterly regret (something one has done or allowed to happen). “Ferguson will rue the day he turned down that offer” synonyms: regret · be sorry about · feel apologetic/remorseful about

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un·feigned [ˌənˈfānd] ADJECTIVE genuine; sincere. “a broad smile of unfeigned delight” synonyms: sincere · genuine · real · true · honest · authentic · unaffected

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scha·den·freu·de [ˈSHädənˌfroidə] NOUN pleasure derived by someone from another person’s misfortune. “a business that thrives on schadenfreude” · [more] synonyms: delight · pleasure · happiness · joy · joyfulness · gladness · elation

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pug·na·cious [pəɡˈnāSHəs] ADJECTIVE eager or quick to argue, quarrel, or fight. “his public statements became increasingly pugnacious” synonyms: combative · aggressive · antagonistic · belligerent · bellicose · warlike

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