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saunter - stroll(go for a leisurely walk) slowly; N.
halfhearted - exhibiting little interest or enthusiasm
foresight - ability to foresee future happenings; prudence in providing for the future
fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column
compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
innuendo - indirect or subtle (derogatory) hint; insinuation; Ex. sexual innuendo
soothsayer - one who foretells the future
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning