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gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
propinquity - nearness (in space or relationship); proximity; kinship
cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
parity - equality; close resemblance; CF. disparate
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
perspicuity - clearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity
oscillate - vibrate pendulumlike; waver
static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
imperative - absolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done