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artifice - deception; trickery
tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
decrepitude - state of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age
unmitigated - (of something bad) not moderated; unrelieved or immoderate; without qualification; absolute; Ex. unmitigated disaster
timorous - fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
disgorge - surrender something (stolen); eject; vomit; OP. gorge
comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite