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effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
eclectic - selective; composed of elements drawn from disparate sources; selecting individual elements from a variety of sources; N. eclecticism
tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
lewd - lustful
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
belligerent - quarrelsome
nimble - quick in movement; agile; quick in understanding; Ex. nimble climber/mind