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::: delve - dig; search deeply; investigate
::: decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
::: import - significance; importance; meaning
::: sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
::: obsidian - black volcanic rock
::: placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
::: aplomb - poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence
::: libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
::: mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
::: imbroglio - complicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil