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::: purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
::: libertine - debauched person; dissolute or licentious person; rou\'e; CF. free
::: idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
::: untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
::: prevaricate - lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)
::: opaque - dark; not transparent; N. opacity
::: tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
::: flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
::: erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
::: mobile - movable; not fixed; N. mobility