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reparation - compensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair
dynamo - generator for producing electricity; energetic person
alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water
infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
witless - lacking intelligence or wit; foolish; idiotic
lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal
equivocate - use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation