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obfuscate - confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand
corrosive - eating away by chemicals or disease; (of language) fierce
jibe - agree; be in harmony with; gibe
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
totter - shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall
anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
tranquillity - calmness; peace