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unruly - disobedient; lawless; difficult to control
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
carcinogenic - causing cancer; N. carcinogen
cozen - cheat; hoodwink; swindle
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
commensurate - equal in extent; of the same size
morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
profound - deep; not superficial; complete; Ex. profound thinker/remark/silence/deafness; N. profundity
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.