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lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction
retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
sinuous - twisting; winding; bending in and out; not morally honest
brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
fabricate - build; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive; Ex. fabricate the whole story; CF. fabric: underlying structure; Ex. fabric of society
declivity - downward slope
unique - without an equal; single in kind
snivel - complain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle; Ex. Don't come back sniveling to me.
obligatory - binding; required; compulsory; V. oblige: constrain; make grateful; do a favor; accommodate