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effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
anomalous - abnormal; irregular
notoriety - disrepute; ill fame
conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
hoodwink - deceive; delude
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
emanate - issue forth; come out
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture