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smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
mock - ridicule; deride; imitate often in derision
heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
leonine - like a lion
unfaltering - steadfast; firm; not changing
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
marital - pertaining to marriage
parley - conference (between opponents); CF. speak