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evasive - not frank; trying to hide the truth; eluding; evading; V. evade: avoid (a duty or responsibility) or escape from by deceit
brisk - quick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
venal - capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
disinterested - unprejudiced; free from bias and self-interest; objective
allegiance - loyalty
historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions
incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office