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riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
extricate - free from an entanglement or difficulty; disentangle
upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
anarchy - absence of governing body; state of disorder
aperture - opening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light
extemporaneous - not planned; impromptu; extempore
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions