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orientation - act of finding oneself in society; orienting
discompose - disturb the composure of; confuse
permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
miscreant - wretch; wrongdoer; villain; Ex. kindness to the miscreant; CF. believe
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
slander - defamation; utterance of false and malicious statements; V. ADJ. slanderous
inhibited - (of a person) unable to express what one really feels
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting