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sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
liability - drawback; handicap; debts; obligation; responsibility; condition of being liable; ADJ. liable: likely; responsible (for paying)
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
mediocre - ordinary; commonplace; neither good nor bad
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
preamble - introductory statement