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::: untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
::: clasp - hold firmly within arms
::: embargo - ban on commerce or other activity
::: galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
::: avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
::: sovereign - ruler in a monarchy; ADJ: (of a country) independent and self-governing; having supreme power; supreme; excellent
::: judicious - sound on judgment; wise
::: meander - wind or turn in its course; follow a winding or turning course; move aimlessly and idly
::: abstruse - obscure; profound; difficult to understand
::: acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)