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untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
militant - combative; bellicose; N.
decelerate - slow down
impassive - without feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
gibe - mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks
animosity - active enmity
cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware
aperture - opening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light