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malevolent - wishing evil; exhibiting ill will; N. malevolence
assiduous - diligent
glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
incline - slope; slant; Ex. steep incline
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
dearth - scarcity
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
perspicuous - (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments