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retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
subliminal - below the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement
rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
contiguous - adjacent to; touching upon
oblivious - inattentive or unmindful; unaware; wholly absorbed; forgetful(having the habit of forgetting)
indefatigable - tireless; untiring; showing no sign of getting tired
cabal - small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
aggregate - sum; total; ADJ. V: gather into a mass or whole; accumulate; add up to; Ex. aggregate 100 dollars
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer