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appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
uncanny - strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack
onerous - burdensome
incline - slope; slant; Ex. steep incline
gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
obdurate - stubborn; refusing to change one's belief
outlandish - bizzare; peculiar; unconventional
wastrel - waster; profligate
covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt