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striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation
irreparable - not able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair
projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)
incriminate - accuse of or implicate in a crime; serve as evidence against; cause to seem or make guilty of a crime; Ex. incriminating evidence
prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
expeditious - done with speed; quick; N. expedition
aghast - filled with great surprise or fear; horrified