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mendacious - lying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
integral - complete; necessary for completeness; Ex. integral part
impute - attribute; ascribe; charge; N. imputation
invalidate - weaken; destroy; make invalid; nullify
deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
groom - man employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)