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narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
occult - mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
mammoth - gigantic; enormous
psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick