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denigrate - blacken; defame
imperturbable - unshakably calm; placid
supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
provisional - tentative; temporary
lethargic - drowsy; dull; N. lethargy: state of sluggishness and inactivity
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
boisterous - violent; rough; noisy
virile - manly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant