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::: tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
::: callus - area of thick hard skin
::: seine - seine net; net for catching fish
::: dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
::: coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
::: maleficient - doing evil; N. maleficience
::: eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
::: excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
::: parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
::: plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician