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::: gaffe - social blunder
::: skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
::: leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
::: unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed
::: rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
::: engulf - surround and swallow up
::: rustle - make slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together
::: tremulous - trembling; wavering
::: besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
::: hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure