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overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
overweening - arrogant; presumptuous
frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
denounce - condemn; criticize; N. denunciation
flowery - full of flowers; full of ornate expressions