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purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
advert - refer
baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
corollary - natural consequence (which naturally follows from something else)
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
quiver - tremble; shake; N.
remit - transmit (money) in payment; free someone from a debt or punishment
buxom - full-bosomed; plump; jolly