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careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
tenuous - thin; slim; rare
abominable - detestable; extremely unpleasant
dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander
trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
throng - crowd (of people or things); V.
taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?