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disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
adept - expert at; very skilled
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
deterrent - something that discourages or deters
unfeigned - genuine; real
surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
healthful - conducive to good health; Ex. healthful mountain air
afterlife - life after death; later part of one's life
filth - dirty matter; ADJ. filthy