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prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly
sovereign - ruler in a monarchy; ADJ: (of a country) independent and self-governing; having supreme power; supreme; excellent
burnish - make shiny by rubbing; polish
dubious - questionable; (of something) causing doubt; (of someone) filled with doubt; N. dubiety
declivity - downward slope
raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion