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indulgent - humoring; yielding; lenient; showing indulgence
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
implicate - incriminate; involve incriminatingly; show to be involved (in a crime); Ex. implicate someone in the crime
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
rusticate - banish to the country; dwell in the country
hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
egotistical - egotistic; excessively self-centered(egocentric); self-important; conceited
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
belligerent - quarrelsome
temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly