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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
skinflint - miser; stingy person
gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
countenance - approve; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance
pellucid - transparent; limpid(crystal clear); clear in meaning; easy to understand
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
regiment - military unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regimented society
apolitical - having an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs
vie - contend; compete
obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy