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fiend - evil spirit; devil
overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
willful - wilful; intentional; headstrong
effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds