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covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
aplomb - poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence
pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
impunity - freedom from punishment or harm; CF. punish
inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
arbitrary - unreasonable or capricious; random; tyrannical; Ex. arbitrary ruler
pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)