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eulogistic - praising; full of eulogy
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
maxim - proverb; truth pithily stated
filibuster - block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
equivocate - use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation
pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short
intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
kindred - related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship