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gainsay - deny
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
cumulative - growing by addition; accumulative
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
overthrow - topple; N.
posture - assume an affected pose; act artificially; N: pose; attitude
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
clich - \'e phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. clich\'ed
ciliated - having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash