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sturdy - strong and firm (in the body)
obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
pedestal - support or base as for a pillar or statue
offhand - casual; done without prior thought or preparation
callow - youthful; immature; inexperienced
expedite - hasten; make go faster
abeyance - suspended action