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perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath
transitory - transient; impermanent; fleeting; N. transitoriness
padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
deranged - insane
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
bearing - deportment; connection
marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability