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ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated
prurient - having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
coalition - partnership; league; union of separate political parties
culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
indigence - poverty
refute - disprove; prove to be false; N. refutation