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overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance
virile - manly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength
downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
hazardous - dangerous
covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
elixir - cure-all; panacea; something invigorating
impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic