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construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
inculcate - teach (ideas or principles); instill
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
overblown - inflated; exaggerated
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
annul - make void
objective - not influenced by emotions; fair; N: goal; aim
veracity - truthfulness; adherence to the truth