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mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
impeccable - faultless
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
impious - irreverent
dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
fleck - spot; mark with flecks; N: small mark or spot
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
uproarious - marked by commotion or uproar; very noisy (esp. with laughter); hilarious; causing loud laughter; extremely funny
wrinkle - small ridge on a smooth surface (face or cloth); V.