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  1. adulation NOUN The act of showing excessive admiration or devotion; flattery or servile admiration

  2. calumny a false and malicious statement designed to injure the reputation of someone or something NOUN

  3. capitulate VERB To surrender under agreed conditions

  4. censure NOUN -- strong or vehement expression of disapproval VERB -- to criticize or blame in a harsh or vehement manner

  5. dissemble VERB to give a false or misleading appearance to; conceal the truth or real nature of

  6. droll ADJECTIVE amusing in an odd way; whimsically humorous

  7. palpate VERB to examine by touch, esp. for the purpose of diagnosing disease or illness.

  8. peremptory ADJECTIVE leaving no opportunity for denial or refusal; imperative

  9. pusillanimous ADJECTIVE lacking courage or resolution; cowardly; faint-hearted; timid.

  10. surfeit NOUN excess; an excessive amount, especially an overindulgence in eating or drinking.