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hindmost - furthest behind; farthest to the rear
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
falsify - make (something written) false by changing
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
bogus - counterfeit; not authentic; intentionally false; Ex. bogus interview
gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.