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backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
shard - fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)
renege - break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips
equivocal - (of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal
excise - cut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision
homogeneous - of the same kind; uniform in composition throughout
canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome