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anomalous - abnormal; irregular
candor - frankness; open honesty; ADJ. candid
pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
magistrate - official with power to administer the law
increment - increase
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden