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infernal - pertaining to hell; devilish; N. inferno: place of fiery heat or destruction
indemnify - make secure against damage or loss; compensate for damage or loss; CF. make uninjured
vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
imply - suggest a meaning not expressed; signify
posture - assume an affected pose; act artificially; N: pose; attitude
fatuous - smugly and unconsciously foolish; inane; silly; N. fatuity, fatuousness
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
tepid - lukewarm; slightly warm;
unaccountable - unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious