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filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork
gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
rustle - make slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together
denounce - condemn; criticize; N. denunciation
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
invidious - designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison