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unearthly - not earthly; supernatural; weird; ghostly
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
manumit - emancipate; free from slavery or bondage
amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
disinterested - unprejudiced; free from bias and self-interest; objective
substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill