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capitulate

(verb) to give up; to surrender (under pre-arranged conditions); to stop resisting; to yield

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cavil

(verb) to object when there is little or no reason to do so; to resort to trivial faultfinding; to carp; to quibble

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chicanery

(noun) deception by artful subterfuge or sophistry; deception; fraud; trickery; wiliness

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corroborate

(verb) to support a statement; to confirm; to bolster; to substantiate; to validate

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corroborate clues

robur - "strength" corroboration (noun) corroborative (adj)

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credence

(noun) belief in reports or testimony of another; acceptance as true; plausibility; credibility

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credence clues

credere - "to trust" or "to believe"

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credulous

(adj) too ready to believe; easily deceived; easily convinced; trusting; naive

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credulous

credere - "to trust"or "to believe" credulousness (noun) credulity (noun)

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condescend

(verb) to descend voluntarily to the level (regarded as lower) of the person one is dealing with; to stoop to a level considered inappropriate to one's dignity; to deal with others in a proud or haughty way

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condescend clues

deign - (verb) do something that one considers to be below one's dignity vouchsafe - (verb) grant in a condescending manner

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dereliction

(noun) neglect of one's duty; willful negligence; abandonment; desertion

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dereliction clues

de - "away from" relinquere - "to leave" antonym - incredulous

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debacle

(noun) an overwhelming defeat; a rout; a stunning ruinous collapse; a disaster; a complete failure

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debacle clues

debacle - breakup

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emulate

(verb) to strive to equal or excel; to rival successfully; to imitate or copy with a view toward equaling or surpassing

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emulate clues

emulation (noun) emulous (adj)

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