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veracious - (of a person) truthful
beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order
perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath
concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
prodigy - highly gifted child; person with exceptional talents; marvel; wonder
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
generality - vague statement; general statement which is not detailed; quality of being general; greater part; most; Ex. generality of people
vegetate - live in a monotonous way (without interests or activity); CF. vegetation: plants of an area; CF. vegetarian; CF. vegan