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dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
indecisive - marked by indecision; inconclusive; Ex. indecisive battle
dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist
domicile - home; V. ADJ. domiciled: having one's domicile; Ex. He is domiciled in Britain.
exempt - not subject to a duty or obligation; free from a duty; V.
capsize - (of a boat) turn over
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
timidity - lack of self-confidence or courage