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unexceptionable - entirely acceptable; not offering any basis for criticism
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
secular - worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal
fallible - liable to err
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause