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coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
aseptic - preventing infection; having a cleansing effect
threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
itinerant - wandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher
blotch - spot; blot; CF. blot+botch
turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
condign - adequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved