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splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
discount - disregard; regard (a story or news) as unimportant; deduct from a cost
battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
culpable - deserving blame; blameworthy
deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
sedulous - diligent; assiduous; paying attention; N. sedulity
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility