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cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
prognosticate - predict (according to present indications)
fluctuate - waver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves; change or vary irregularly
gullible - easily deceived
consolidation - unification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. consolidate: merge; strengthen
affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)
reverend - deserving reverence; N: priest
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
acknowledge - recognize; admit