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imbroglio - complicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil
scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
abscond - depart secretly and hide
conspiracy - treacherous plot; secret plan against the law (by two or more people)
oscillate - vibrate pendulumlike; waver
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
unprepossessing - unattractive
quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
propinquity - nearness (in space or relationship); proximity; kinship