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ravel - fall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist
ingenious - marked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity
condone - overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
fluster - confuse; make nervous and confused; N.
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
callus - area of thick hard skin
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
vacuous - empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity