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sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
distend - expand; swell out
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
disclaim - disown; renounce claim to; deny; CF. disclaimer
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
mendacious - lying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
relapse - return to a former state (esp. after improvement); N.
staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath