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clandestine - secret
mellifluous - (of words or a voice) sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious; having a pleasant tune
revile - attack with abusive language; vilify(slander)
empirical - based on experience
patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
callow - youthful; immature; inexperienced
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
disinclination - unwillingness