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::: fraudulent - cheating; deceitful; Ex. fraudulent means; N. fraud: deception; swindle
::: docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
::: recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
::: atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
::: repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
::: canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
::: substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
::: gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
::: auxiliary - offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
::: expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)