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dyslexia - word blindness; learning disorder marked by impairment of the ability to read
encipher - encode; convert a message into code; put into cipher
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
jingoist - extremely aggressive and militant patriot; warlike chauvinist; N. jingoism: extreme nationalism
invective - abuse
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
fluency - smoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent
irreproachable - beyond reproach; blameless; impeccable; Ex. irreproachable conduct
wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp