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pretext - excuse
canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
transpire - (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores
debilitate - weaken (esp. through heat, hunger, illness); enfeeble
scorch - sear; N.
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
flowery - full of flowers; full of ornate expressions
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners