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dispassionate - calm; impartial; not influenced by personal feelings
enunciate - announce; proclaim; utter or speak, especially distinctly; pronounce clearly; articulate; Ex. This theory was first enunciated by him.
pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
pacify - soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue; bring peace to
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
duplicity - double-dealing; hypocrisy; being dishonest and deceitful; ADJ. duplicitous
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
bristling - rising like bristles; showing irritation
farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical