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emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
barefaced - shameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; unconcealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie
liability - drawback; handicap; debts; obligation; responsibility; condition of being liable; ADJ. liable: likely; responsible (for paying)
vouch - give a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher
inundate - flood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work
precipitous - steep; overhasty; precipitate
dyslexia - word blindness; learning disorder marked by impairment of the ability to read