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delineate - portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
stint - set limits in amount or number; be thrifty; ADJ. stinting, unstinting; CF. stint:savings
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
imbroglio - complicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
opportune - timely; well-chosen
baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution
finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank