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::: construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
::: hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
::: dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin
::: dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
::: plumage - feathers of a bird;
::: inaugurate - begin formally; install in office; induct into office by a formal ceremony; N. inauguration; ADJ. inaugural
::: ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
::: implode - burst inward; CF. vaccum tube
::: plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
::: dribble - flow or fall in drops; let saliva flow out slowly from the mouth; move a ball; N.