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::: belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
::: paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
::: perpetuate - make perpetual; make something last for a long time; preserve from extinction; N. perpetuity
::: ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
::: lackluster - lacking luster(shine; gloss); dull
::: insubstantial - lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial
::: glib - fluent (with insincerity or superficiality); facile; slick
::: incorrigible - uncorrectable
::: spangle - small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
::: definitive - most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court