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lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction
lechery - gross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man
ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
pretext - excuse
recrimination - countercharges; V. recriminate
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
propound - put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory