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collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
brackish - somewhat saline
equivocate - use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation
address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
trickster - person who cheats people
problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.