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doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal
spurious - false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments
transient - staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient
opaque - dark; not transparent; N. opacity
dubious - questionable; (of something) causing doubt; (of someone) filled with doubt; N. dubiety
inebriate - make drunk; intoxicate; N. intoxicated person
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
buccaneer - pirate
slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)