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brackish - somewhat saline
cohesion - tendency to keep together
apparition - ghost; phantom
charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo
knead - mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough
temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
predicament - difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma