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affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
quip - taunt; clever sarcastic remark; V.
promote - advance in rank; advance; help to flourish; advocate; help actively in forming; publicize or popularize; Ex. Milk promotes health; Ex. promote a match/bill; Ex. promote a new product
sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
malodorous - foul-smelling
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
veracious - (of a person) truthful
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme