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charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb
leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
militant - combative; bellicose; N.
beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to
concomitant - that which accompanies; Ex. Deafnes is a frequent concommitant of old age; ADJ: existing or happening together with something else
cistern - reservoir or water tank
annotate - comment; make explanatory notes
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.