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disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
rightful - legally correct; Ex. rightful owner
specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
underlying - lying below; fundamental
resplendent - brilliant; splendid in appearance; dazzling; glorious
temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
withstand - stand up against; resist successfully