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caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
bearing - deportment; connection
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
redolent - odorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
altercation - noisy quarrel
unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas