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specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
corpulent - very fat; N. corpulence
impetus - moving force; momentum; force of a moving body; incentive; stimulus; impulse
vituperative - abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively
apprehensive - fearful; discerning
spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
arboretum - place where different trees and shrubs are studied and exhibited
impalpable - imperceptible(not easily understood); intangible; OP. palpable: tangible; easily perceptible
missive - letter; written statement; CF. sent