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iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
magnanimity - generosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous
imperceptible - unnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
incense - enrage; infuriate(make furious); make extremely angry; outrage; N: aromatic substance burned to produce a pleasant odor
chameleon - lizard that changes color in different situations
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate