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exculpate - clear from blame or guilt
prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
progenitor - ancestor
sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
propound - put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory
probity - uprightness; honesty; incorruptibility
nefarious - very wicked
anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
actuarial - calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics