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interminable - endless
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
febrile - feverish
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
fabricate - build; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive; Ex. fabricate the whole story; CF. fabric: underlying structure; Ex. fabric of society
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
pundit - authority on a subject; expert; learned person
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
cardinal - chief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order