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verbose - wordy; N. verbosity
canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral
invulnerable - incapable of injury; impossible to damage or injure
conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
chronicle - report; record (in chronological order)