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overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
seasonal - of a particular season; Ex. seasonal rise in employment
precocious - advanced in development; N. precocity
implicate - incriminate; involve incriminatingly; show to be involved (in a crime); Ex. implicate someone in the crime
polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
illusory - illusive; deceptive; not real
tonsure - shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.
rankle - irritate; fester; annoy