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unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
infinitesimal - very small
whim - sudden capricious idea; fancy
misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
congenital - existing at birth
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse