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reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
steadfast - steadily loyal; unswerving; steady
vouchsafe - grant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
distinct - clearly different; clearly noticed
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
distend - expand; swell out
draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire