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evasive - not frank; trying to hide the truth; eluding; evading; V. evade: avoid (a duty or responsibility) or escape from by deceit
transpose - reverse the order or position of
compendium - brief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious
exhilarating - invigorating and refreshing; cheering; V. exhilarate: make cheerful and excited; Ex. exhilarated by the ride in the sports car
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
synthesis - combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude