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fleck - spot; mark with flecks; N: small mark or spot
barefaced - shameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; unconcealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie
sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
bloated - (unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos
incredulous - withholding belief; skeptical; showing disbelief
placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession