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explicit - totally clear; definite; outspoken
inalienable - not to be taken away; nontransferable; Ex. inalienable rights
inaugurate - begin formally; install in office; induct into office by a formal ceremony; N. inauguration; ADJ. inaugural
duplicity - double-dealing; hypocrisy; being dishonest and deceitful; ADJ. duplicitous
promiscuous - mixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity
tumid - (of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
impermeable - impervious; not permitting passage through its substance; impossible to permeate
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid