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wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
bogus - counterfeit; not authentic; intentionally false; Ex. bogus interview
slander - defamation; utterance of false and malicious statements; V. ADJ. slanderous
articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
vile - despicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander
marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
irascible - irritable; easily angered
fallacious - false; based on a fallacy; misleading; N. fallacy: false idea or notion; false reasoning; Ex. popular fallacy; Ex. fallacy of the argument
temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself