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elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
crone - hag; ugly old woman
consonance - harmony; agreement
largess - generous gift (given to people who do not have enough)
rustle - make slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together