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edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
dabble - work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
intransigence - refusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising
unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
burnish - make shiny by rubbing; polish
verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
bravado - swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery
expound - explain
incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality