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::: ceremonious - marked by formality; extremely formal and polite; CF. ceremony: conventional social courtesy
::: horticultural - pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops
::: sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
::: impregnable - invulnerable; impossible to capture or enter by force; Ex. impregnable fort/argument; CF. take
::: grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
::: obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
::: evasive - not frank; trying to hide the truth; eluding; evading; V. evade: avoid (a duty or responsibility) or escape from by deceit
::: minatory - menacing; threatening
::: pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
::: circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around