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::: dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
::: besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
::: spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
::: correlate - either of the correlated things; V.
::: skinflint - miser; stingy person
::: strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
::: friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
::: luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
::: ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
::: dissent - disagree