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rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
camaraderie - good-fellowship; CF. comrade
evasive - not frank; trying to hide the truth; eluding; evading; V. evade: avoid (a duty or responsibility) or escape from by deceit
platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
mock - ridicule; deride; imitate often in derision
clairvoyant - having foresight; fortuneteller; N. clairvoyance
rampant - growing or spreading uncontrollably; growing in profusion; unrestrained; Ex. rampant lawlessness/weed
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.