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inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
moodiness - fits of depression or gloom; ADJ. moody: given to changeable moods; subject to periods of depression; gloomy CF. mood: state of mind or emotion
contusion - bruise
argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
outcast - one that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.
demure - (of a woman or child) grave; quiet and serious; coy; pretending to be demure
clemency - disposition to be lenient in deciding punishments; mildness as of the weather; ADJ. clement
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive