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withdrawn - introverted; retiring; remote
concentric - having a common center
dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report
panoramic - denoting an unobstructed and comprehensive view; N. panorama: unbroken view of a wide area
filibuster - block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
adverse - going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure