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::: reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
::: antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
::: gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
::: lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
::: default - failure to act; failure to perform a task or be present; V.
::: countenance - approve; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance
::: figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
::: sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
::: profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
::: geniality - cheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered