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skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
timorous - fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
alleviate - relieve (pain)
replenish - fill up again