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obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
modish - fashionable; conforming to the current fashion
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
panacea - cure-all; remedy for all diseases
scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
vitiate - spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally
subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy