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foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
inimitable - matchless; not able to be imitated
malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)
taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
allege - state without proof
stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm