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offhand - casual; done without prior thought or preparation
culpable - deserving blame; blameworthy
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
corrode - destroy or wear away gradually by chemical action (over a long period)
overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
inverse - opposite
pulchritude - beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous