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peruse - read through with care; N. perusal
paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
forward - presumptuous or bold
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
bliss - complete happiness; ADJ. blissful
bookish - fond of books and reading
shudder - shake uncontrollably; tremble; V.
tinge - give a slight degree of a color or quality to; N: slight degree of a color or quality; Ex. tinged with grey/jealousy