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::: petulant - touchy; peevish; ill-tempered
::: magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
::: enumerate - list; mention one by one
::: execrate - curse; express abhorrence for; detest
::: gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
::: infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
::: masticate - chew
::: facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
::: forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
::: appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal