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::: furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
::: runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
::: requisite - necessary requirement; something required; ADJ: required; necessary
::: sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
::: skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
::: verbalize - put into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb
::: surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
::: tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability
::: endearment - fond word or act; expression of affection
::: stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata