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withhold - refuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax
fleet - fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
descry - catch sight of (something distant)
piscatorial - pertaining to fishing; CF. Pisces
pander - cater to (the low desires of others)
pellucid - transparent; limpid(crystal clear); clear in meaning; easy to understand
unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
tentative - not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.