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unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
entreat - plead; ask earnestly
malodorous - foul-smelling
vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
pedagogue - teacher; CF. child leader
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come