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furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
belligerent - quarrelsome
volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
outcast - one that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.
plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
rusticate - banish to the country; dwell in the country
faction - party; clique (within a large group); dissension
turpitude - depravity; baseness; Ex. moral turpitude