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occult - mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
decorous - proper (in behavior, conduct, or appearance)
cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile