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specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
amphibian - able to live both on land and in water; N.
foliage - masses of leaves; CF. defoliate
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
execrate - curse; express abhorrence for; detest
intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
recumbent - reclining; lying down completely or in part
writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain