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caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
archives - public records; place where public records are kept
placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance
miscreant - wretch; wrongdoer; villain; Ex. kindness to the miscreant; CF. believe
gambol - romp; skip about; leap about playfully; frolic; N.
vouchsafe - grant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment
malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence