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::: tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
::: refute - disprove; prove to be false; N. refutation
::: surge - powerful movement of or like a wave; V.
::: posture - assume an affected pose; act artificially; N: pose; attitude
::: thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift
::: gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
::: rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
::: connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
::: abstruse - obscure; profound; difficult to understand
::: rampant - growing or spreading uncontrollably; growing in profusion; unrestrained; Ex. rampant lawlessness/weed