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::: altercation - noisy quarrel
::: transparent - permitting light to pass through freely; easily detected; obvious; clear; Ex. transparent lie
::: simulate - feign; imitate
::: candor - frankness; open honesty; ADJ. candid
::: upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
::: rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
::: vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
::: precise - exact
::: sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
::: application - diligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself