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bulge - protruding part; swelling of a surface; Ex. The apple made a bulge in his pocket; V: swell outward; protrude
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
indifferent - unmoved or unconcerned by; having no interest in; mediocre; neither good nor bad
renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism