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hazardous - dangerous
amend - correct; change ; generally for the better
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
reputable - respectable; having a good reputation
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
inclined - tending or leaning toward; bent; V. incline: slant; dispose; be disposed; tend
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect