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lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
trenchant - cutting; incisive; keen
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
chivalrous - courteous; faithful; brave; N. chivalry
invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
tepid - lukewarm; slightly warm;
idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval