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sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
capitulate - surrender; give up all resistance
facade - (fa\c{c}ade) front or face (of building); superficial or false appearance
carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
malleable - (of a metal) capable of being shaped by pounding(beating); pliable; (of someone) impressionable(easily influenced); easily controlled; tractable
dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy
voluptuous - sensual; of or giving sensual pleasure; indulging in sensual pleasures; Ex. voluptuous lines; Ex. voluptuous life of the Romans; N. voluptuary: voluptuous person
confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal