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purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
politic - prudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
concentric - having a common center
facsimile - copy
sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
peddle - travel about selling (wares); CF. foot