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definitive - most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
brazen - insolent; without shame; bold; Ex. brazen lie; V: face with bold self-assurance or with unshamed confidence
quicksilver - mercury
distend - expand; swell out
laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse
diffuse - wordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
expiate - make amends for (a sin)
litigation - lawsuit; N. litigant: one party in a lawsuit; V. litigate
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter