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engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
discourse - serious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.
delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
archaeology - study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
factitious - artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears