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authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
precipice - cliff; dangerous position; Ex. on the edge of the precipice
blotch - spot; blot; CF. blot+botch
dilute - make (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
raiment - clothing; garments; Ex. I have no raiment fit to wear.
fluency - smoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent