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ludicrous - laughable; ridiculous; trifling
blotch - spot; blot; CF. blot+botch
potable - suitable for drinking; drinkable
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
amphibian - able to live both on land and in water; N.
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
malignant - tending to cause death; highly injurious; aggressively malevolent; Ex. malignant tumor
germane - pertinent; bearing upon(having connection with) the case at hand; appropriate
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility