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shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
adjacent - adjoining; neighboring; close by
astigmatism - eye defect which prevents proper focus; OP. stigmatism
guileless - without deceit
embark - commence; go on board a boat; begin a journey
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors