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missive - letter; written statement; CF. sent
heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
mural - wall painting
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
aloof - apart; not open in one's relationship with other people; reserved; ADV.
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done