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sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander
malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
cerebration - thought; working of the brain
pathological - pertaining to disease; N. pathology: study of disease
tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
delve - dig; search deeply; investigate
stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book