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::: quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
::: vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
::: choleric - hot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera
::: sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
::: impassioned - (of speech) filled with passion; fervent
::: desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
::: forthright - straightforward; direct; frank
::: ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
::: troth - pledge of good faith especially in betrothal; betrothal; Ex. by my troth
::: categorical - without exceptions; made without any doubt in mind; unqualified; absolute