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ravel - fall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist
static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
fulminate - thunder; explode; issue a severe denunciation
craven - cowardly
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness