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venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
hinterlands - back country; inner part of a country; OP. foreland
shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
cogent - convincing
resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
homogeneous - of the same kind; uniform in composition throughout
ambrosia - food of the gods