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innocuous - harmless
vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
guise - outward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise
soluble - able to be dissolved in a liquid; able to be worked out or solved
murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant
chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults