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::: obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
::: unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
::: loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
::: Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
::: anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
::: suppliant - entreating; beseeching; N.
::: thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
::: rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
::: stratified - divided into classes; arranged into strata; V. stratify
::: embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass