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veracious - (of a person) truthful
distrait - absentminded; distracted
bullion - gold and silver in the form of bars
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
humility - humbleness of spirit
detonation - explosion
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite