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demeanor - behavior; bearing
germane - pertinent; bearing upon(having connection with) the case at hand; appropriate
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
lithe - flexible; supple; CF. limber
interstice - narrow space between things
despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
irrelevant - not applicable; unrelated
potential - expressing possibility; latent; N: capacity for growth