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::: chary - cautious; unwilling to take risks; sparing or restrained about giving; OP. bold
::: adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
::: orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
::: vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
::: convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
::: centripetal - tending toward the center
::: kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal
::: privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
::: malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
::: pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp