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simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
uproar - noisy confusion
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
sundry - miscellaneous; various; several; N. sundries: small miscellaneous items
amoral - nonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
foliage - masses of leaves; CF. defoliate
subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger