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blatant - extremely (offensively) obvious; loudly offensive; Ex. blatant lie; N. blatancy
veritable - being truly so; real or genuine; actual; not false or imaginary
qualified - limited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify
rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
sonorous - resonant; producing a full deep sound; producing sound
vilify - slander; speak evil of; N. vilification
inkling - hint; slight indication