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apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
waggish - humorous; mischievous; tricky
canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty
ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
jaded - tired or uninterested by surfeit; fatigued; surfeited; worn out; wearied; Ex. jaded appetite
aversion - firm dislike