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redolent - odorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery
vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
cordon - extended line of men or fortifications to prevent access or egress; (
reverberate - echo repeatedly; resound; Ex. The thunder reverberated across the valley.
illusory - illusive; deceptive; not real
credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.