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apparent - evident; easily seen or understood; appearing as such; Ex. apparent improvement
credulity - belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivet\'e; ADJ. credulous
unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
redress - remedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
underhand - (underhanded) done slyly and secretly (being dishonest)
purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.