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underscore - underline; emphasize
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
prevaricate - lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)
embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
unconscionable - unscrupulous; not guided by conscience; excessive; beyond reason; Ex. unconscionable demand
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress
negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care