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furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
blanch - bleach; whiten; make white or pale
layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
embark - commence; go on board a boat; begin a journey
audit - examination of accounts of a business; official examination; V.
futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
calorific - heat-producing; N. calorie
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
amulet - charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck