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tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
qualify - reach a necessary standard; limit the meaning of something stated
castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval
unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
compulsive - resulting from compulsion
careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
tactile - pertaining to the organs or sense of touch
dingy - (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
precipice - cliff; dangerous position; Ex. on the edge of the precipice