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slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
forward - presumptuous or bold
peon - landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage
advocate - speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty
putrid - decayed and foul-smelling; foul; rotten; decayed; N. putridity
distinctive - clearly different from others of the same kind
unique - without an equal; single in kind
gusty - windy