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opaque - dark; not transparent; N. opacity
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
retinue - following; attendants
emanate - issue forth; come out
heedless - not noticing; disregarding
disbar - make (a lawyer) leave the bar or the legal profession
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
evasive - not frank; trying to hide the truth; eluding; evading; V. evade: avoid (a duty or responsibility) or escape from by deceit
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance