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::: illicit - illegal
::: distrait - absentminded; distracted
::: rectitude - moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
::: saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
::: martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
::: amorphous - formless; lacking shape or definition
::: suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
::: stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
::: skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
::: beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset