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explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
transpire - (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores
astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
obdurate - stubborn; refusing to change one's belief
dilute - make (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president
vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
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
corollary - natural consequence (which naturally follows from something else)
disaffected - disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty