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dubious - questionable; (of something) causing doubt; (of someone) filled with doubt; N. dubiety
circuit - closed circular line around an area; circumference; regularly repeated journey from place to place
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
incarcerate - imprison
quicksilver - mercury
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
ominous - threatening; of an evil omen