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criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
console - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation
abstain - refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
blatant - extremely (offensively) obvious; loudly offensive; Ex. blatant lie; N. blatancy
vulpine - like a fox; crafty
rotundity - roundness; sonorousness of speech
dogmatic - opinionated; holding stubbornly to one's opinion; arbitrary; doctrinal