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slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
irrefutable - indisputable; incontrovertible; undeniable
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite