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haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
imbroglio - complicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
prolific - producing offspring or fruit in abundance; fertile; fecund; abundantly fruitful; producing abundant works; Ex. prolific writer
disengage - uncouple; separate; disconnect; stop fighting; OP. engage
symmetry - arrangement of parts so that balance is obtained; congruity; ADJ. symmetrical
disheveled - untidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate