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surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
levity - lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner
delineate - portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
somnolent - half asleep; drowsy; N. somnolence
faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
ratify - approve formally; confirm; verify
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care