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preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous
malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
imprudent - lacking caution; not prudent; injudicious
solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.