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mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
inalienable - not to be taken away; nontransferable; Ex. inalienable rights
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
annals - records arranged in yearly parts; history
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
perfidious - treacherous; disloyal; N. perfidy: treachery
plausible - conceivably true; having a show of truth but open to doubt; specious
unilateral - one-sided; involving or affecting only one side; Ex. unilateral declaration