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expeditious - done with speed; quick; N. expedition
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
candor - frankness; open honesty; ADJ. candid
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
interpolate - insert between
pomposity - self-important behavior; acting like a stuffed shirt(pompous person); ADJ. pompous: self-important
vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
exemplary - serving as a model; outstanding; Ex. exemplary punishment/behavior; N. exemplar: typical example; model