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composure - mental calmness
exigency - urgent situation; ADJ. exigent
pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
dislodge - remove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge
capitulate - surrender; give up all resistance
fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds
insightful - discerning; perceptive
espionage - spying