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respiration - breathing; exhalation; ADJ. respiratory
titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
evasive - not frank; trying to hide the truth; eluding; evading; V. evade: avoid (a duty or responsibility) or escape from by deceit
evocative - tending to call up (emotions, memories)
respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
submissive - willing to obey orders; yielding; timid
anthropoid - manlike; resembling a human being; N.
defection - desertion
probity - uprightness; honesty; incorruptibility