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careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
analogous - comparable; similar
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
lechery - gross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man
foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
intellect - higher mental powers; person of great intellectual ability
hypothetical - based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis
annotate - comment; make explanatory notes
swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages