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patois - local or provincial dialect
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
mendacious - lying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
drab - dull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life
mediocre - ordinary; commonplace; neither good nor bad
unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed
insuperable - insurmountable; unbeatable; Ex. insuperable difficulties
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
disparate - basically different; impossible to compare; unrelated