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sobriety - moderation (especially regarding indulgence in alcohol); seriousness
physiognomy - face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
minatory - menacing; threatening
prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
intrude - put or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
opportune - timely; well-chosen