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seemly - (of behavior) proper; appropriate
adhere - stick fast; be a devotd follower; N. adhesion: adhering; devotion; loyality
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
coercion - use of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
veracity - truthfulness; adherence to the truth