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furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
rigid - hard and unbending; stiff and unyielding; fixed in behavior or views; strict; rigorous; Ex. rigid rule
bearing - deportment; connection
evenhanded - impartial; fair
lagoon - shallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
dilute - make (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression