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impious - irreverent
ingrate - ungrateful person (not expressing thanks)
precipitous - steep; overhasty; precipitate
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
glib - fluent (with insincerity or superficiality); facile; slick
anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
advocate - speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for