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elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
mobile - movable; not fixed; N. mobility
dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
acknowledge - recognize; admit
cogent - convincing
gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
serrated - having a sawtoothed edge; Ex. serrated leaf