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devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
dermatologist - one who studies the skin and its diseases
cataclysm - deluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change
indecisive - marked by indecision; inconclusive; Ex. indecisive battle
ovation - enthusiastic applause
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
remiss - negligent; careless about a duty