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opaque - dark; not transparent; N. opacity
sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
interstice - narrow space between things
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
vehement - forceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor; strong; N. vehemence
eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
epitaph - inscription in memory of a dead person (as on a tombstone)
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
ingrained - deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech