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gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
monograph - scholarly article
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
effluvium - noxious(harmful) smell
vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
remit - transmit (money) in payment; free someone from a debt or punishment
exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
kindred - related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship