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coeval - living at the same time as; existing during the same period of time; contemporary; of the same age
discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
scanty - meager; insufficient
pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
rile - irritate; vex; muddy
fathomless - too deep to be measured or understood; unfathomable