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renege - break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
circumspect - prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought
badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
adventitious - accidental; casual; happening by chance
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
descry - catch sight of (something distant)
trite - hackneyed; commonplace
drudgery - hard unpleasant work; menial work