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underhand - (underhanded) done slyly and secretly (being dishonest)
lineaments - features especially of the face; distinctive shape or contour of the face; CF. line
endemic - prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country; peculiar to a particular region or people; CF. pandemic
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
equivocal - (of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal