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timorous - fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
gainsay - deny
importunate - urging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent
cogent - convincing
lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels
heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret