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mendacious - lying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation
resentment - indignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about
gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility