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beneficent - kindly; doing good
astronomical - enormously large or extensive
purported - alleged; claimed; reputed or rumored; Ex. purported Satanists
cull - pick out from others (to kill the weakest members); reject; select; collect (information); N.
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
discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
listless - lacking in spirit or energy; languid
bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
rummage - ransack; thoroughly search
recurrent - occurring again and again