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specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
truncate - cut the top off; shorten
cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
ingenious - marked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity
amalgamate - (of societies or groups) combine; unite in one body
menagerie - collection of wild animals on exhibition; zoo
energize - invigorate; give energy to; make forceful and active
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief