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dissipate - squander; waste foolishly; scatter
hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
addendum - addition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book)
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement
prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
sedition - conduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious