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equivocal - (of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal
saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
puissant - powerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power
frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
gradation - series of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
tribune - official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people
stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture