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::: congruence - correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
::: unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
::: motility - ability to move spontaneously; ADJ. motile: moving spontaneously
::: ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
::: refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
::: perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
::: disdain - treat with scorn or contempt
::: stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
::: thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
::: delineate - portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation