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illicit - illegal
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
transpire - (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
introspective - looking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination
unrequited - not requited; not reciprocated; Ex. unrequited love
lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
throes - violent anguish
lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
sacrosanct - invioably sacred; most sacred; inviolable