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meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights
induce - persuade; lead to do something; bring about; N. inducement
replete - fully filled; filled to the brim or to the point of being stuffed; abundantly supplied; Ex. report replete with errors
headlong - hasty; rash; headfirst; ADV.
uninhibited - having no inhibitions; free in behavior and feelings
repudiate - disown; disavow; deny
morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
depose - dethrone; remove from office; give a deposition; testify
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end