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crypt - secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
amorphous - formless; lacking shape or definition
beseech - beg; plead with
motility - ability to move spontaneously; ADJ. motile: moving spontaneously
imperturbable - unshakably calm; placid
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction
rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol