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engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
secular - worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal
defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
bulge - protruding part; swelling of a surface; Ex. The apple made a bulge in his pocket; V: swell outward; protrude
veracity - truthfulness; adherence to the truth
congruent - in agreement; harmonious; corresponding; coinciding exactly; CF. congruous
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance