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veracious - (of a person) truthful
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
economy - efficiency or conciseness in using something; thrifty management of resources
blight - plant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy