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::: obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
::: canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report
::: sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
::: mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
::: expound - explain
::: touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
::: acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
::: cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
::: rampant - growing or spreading uncontrollably; growing in profusion; unrestrained; Ex. rampant lawlessness/weed
::: disfigure - mar the appearance of; spoil