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permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
elaboration - addition of details; intricacy
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
disclose - reveal; N. disclosure
listless - lacking in spirit or energy; languid
cabal - small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
unassailable - not open to attack; impregnable; not subject to question