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anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
snicker - half-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.
discombobulated - discomposed; confused
propound - put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory
pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
clandestine - secret
diatribe - bitter scolding or denunciation; invective; abuse
imminent - impending; near at hand