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deleterious - harmful
refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
bellicose - warlike
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
saga - Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative
puissant - powerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power