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misgivings - doubts
adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
eloquence - expressiveness; persuasive speech; ADJ. eloquent: movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influeneced
reprehensible - deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame
antiseptic - substance that prevents infection in a wound; ADJ.
certitude - certainty
menace - threat; V: threaten
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain