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::: illicit - illegal
::: viscous - (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency
::: gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
::: temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
::: discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
::: squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
::: maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
::: uncanny - strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack
::: nether - lower; Ex. nether garments/regions
::: impregnable - invulnerable; impossible to capture or enter by force; Ex. impregnable fort/argument; CF. take