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cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
irreparable - not able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair
clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
refulgent - effulgent; brilliant; brightly shining; gleaming; Ex. refulgent moon
effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
fritter - waste (time or money on unimportant things)
plasticity - ability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
piety - devoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious