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::: methodical - systematic; N. method: systematic method of procedure
::: illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive
::: practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
::: obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
::: disheveled - untidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel
::: console - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation
::: deleterious - harmful
::: ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
::: hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
::: alleviate - relieve (pain)