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::: valid - logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective; Ex. valid reasoning/passport
::: dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
::: aloof - apart; not open in one's relationship with other people; reserved; ADV.
::: aesthetic - artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful (of a person or building); CF. aesthete; CF. aesthetics
::: punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
::: furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
::: effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
::: nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
::: recourse - resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
::: veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.