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stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
aviary - enclosure for birds; large cage
equivocal - (of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal
pecuniary - pertaining to money
implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
fiend - evil spirit; devil