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dissent - disagree
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
poise - good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position
catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
jargon - language used by special group; technical terminology; gibberish; nonsensical or incoherent talk
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
drivel - nonsense; foolishness; V: talk nonsense
brackish - somewhat saline
factitious - artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears