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ligneous - like wood
inalienable - not to be taken away; nontransferable; Ex. inalienable rights
discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
residue - remainder; balance
protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
anthology - book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
trenchant - cutting; incisive; keen
hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
minatory - menacing; threatening