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::: tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
::: chaffing - bantering; joking
::: idolatry - worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous
::: rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
::: chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
::: inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
::: scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
::: cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
::: bestow - confer
::: ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos