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seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
bent - determined; Ex. bent on advancing in the business; N: natural talent or inclination
timbre - quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
explicit - totally clear; definite; outspoken
countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
diverse - differing in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate