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purported - alleged; claimed; reputed or rumored; Ex. purported Satanists
extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely
existential - pertaining to existence; pertaining to the philosophy of existentialism
assiduous - diligent
fervent - ardent; zealous; hot
arcane - esoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener
countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population