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meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
heterogeneous - dissimilar; mixed; not homogeneous; consisting of dissimilar elements or plants
valid - logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective; Ex. valid reasoning/passport
exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
admonish - warn or speak to with gentle disapproval; reprove
mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
remunerative - (of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble