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secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
forum - public square of an ancient Roman city; public place for open discussion; court of law
frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
compulsive - resulting from compulsion
indeterminate - uncertain; not clearly fixed; indefinite
occult - mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)