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insuperable - insurmountable; unbeatable; Ex. insuperable difficulties
stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential