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proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
lopsided - heavier or larger on one side than the other; Ex. lopsided way of walking
tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
estranged - separated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement
tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
obdurate - stubborn; refusing to change one's belief
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
choleric - hot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera