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inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
coroner - public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes
withdrawn - introverted; retiring; remote
thespian - pertaining to drama; N: actor or actress
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
miscellany - mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction