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::: murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
::: construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
::: palatable - agreeable; pleasing to the taste
::: elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
::: chicanery - trickery; deception
::: quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
::: unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
::: qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
::: slew - large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left
::: imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism