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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
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
somatic - pertaining to the body; bodily; physical
charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
consanguineous - (consanguine) having a common ancestor
pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
decant - pour off gently (wine or liquid)
proliferate - grow rapidly (in numbers); spread; multiply; N. proliferation