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Quandary Resolution 2486
portamento, contentious, lapidary, demagogue
Despite his shameless demagoguery, Senate candidate Al Ruiniu soon found himself out of contention, owing to his past as a 'blood diamond' lapidary and profiteer, a slithery pedigree which his quivering portamento and poor elocution did nothing to dispel.
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