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malignant - tending to cause death; highly injurious; aggressively malevolent; Ex. malignant tumor
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
depict - portray
penitent - repentant; N.
evenhanded - impartial; fair
stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
foresight - ability to foresee future happenings; prudence in providing for the future
effluvium - noxious(harmful) smell
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident