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defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
stately - formal; ceremonious; grand in style or size; majestic
fallacious - false; based on a fallacy; misleading; N. fallacy: false idea or notion; false reasoning; Ex. popular fallacy; Ex. fallacy of the argument
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
supposititious - assumed; counterfeit; hypothetical
foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
zephyr - gentle breeze; west wind
bulge - protruding part; swelling of a surface; Ex. The apple made a bulge in his pocket; V: swell outward; protrude