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vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
nondescript - undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
exhume - dig out of the ground; remove from a grave
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
discourse - serious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
rightful - legally correct; Ex. rightful owner
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement