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turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
memorial - something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to honor the memory of a person or event; ADJ: commemorative
catholic - (of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes
anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
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
postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement