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shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
veracity - truthfulness; adherence to the truth
demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
countenance - approve; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance
comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status
cardinal - chief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
blandishment - flattery
oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short