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excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
perspicuous - (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
witticism - witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)
subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
wrath - anger; fury
obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable