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coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
fodder - coarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food
dominate - control; rule; enjoy a commanding position in; overlook from a height;
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful
serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake
boisterous - violent; rough; noisy
graphic - pertaining to the art of delineating; vividly described