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brazen - insolent; without shame; bold; Ex. brazen lie; V: face with bold self-assurance or with unshamed confidence
chaplain - clergyman attached to a chapel
dote - be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny