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ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
undermine - weaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath
philology - study of language or words
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
sojourn - temporary stay; V: stay for a time
unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
chivalrous - courteous; faithful; brave; N. chivalry
exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter