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accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
flotsam - drifting wreckage
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
tactful - careful no to cause offence; OP. tactless
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
partial - incomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something
rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
impetus - moving force; momentum; force of a moving body; incentive; stimulus; impulse
detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment