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ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
exempt - not subject to a duty or obligation; free from a duty; V.
valid - logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective; Ex. valid reasoning/passport
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
itinerant - wandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher
doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging