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::: purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
::: rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
::: meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous
::: alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water
::: latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
::: dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
::: plausible - conceivably true; having a show of truth but open to doubt; specious
::: renown - fame; ADJ. renowned
::: scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
::: steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous