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effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
chameleon - lizard that changes color in different situations
cull - pick out from others (to kill the weakest members); reject; select; collect (information); N.
substantiate - support (a claim) with evidence; establish with evidence; verify
chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy
hoodwink - deceive; delude
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
cordon - extended line of men or fortifications to prevent access or egress; (
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast