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slander - defamation; utterance of false and malicious statements; V. ADJ. slanderous
crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
condone - overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
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
precise - exact
enterprising - full of initiative; showing enterprise
archetype - prototype; primitive pattern
torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs