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mendacious - lying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
comatose - in a coma; extremely sleepy
sartorial - pertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor
glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
miniature - small model; small painting; ADJ: small
cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic