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unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
fauna - animals of a period or region; CF. flora
ascertain - find out for certain; make certain
abeyance - suspended action
sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation
frigid - intensely cold; cold in manner; Ex. frigid zone
motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure