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lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
unanimity - complete agreement; ADJ. unanimous
adroit - skillful (in using mind or hand)
abolish - cancel; put an end to
sedulous - diligent; assiduous; paying attention; N. sedulity
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease