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elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
oscillate - vibrate pendulumlike; waver
bemused - confused; lost in thought; preoccupied
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
snicker - half-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
misconduct - immoral behavior; bad management; V.
veracity - truthfulness; adherence to the truth