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gist - essence; main point; substance
bemused - confused; lost in thought; preoccupied
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
liquidate - settle accounts; pay off (a debt); clear up; eliminate; kill or abolish
exude - flow out slowly; discharge (gradually); give forth; N. exudation
implicit - understood but not stated; implied; unquestioning and complete; Ex. implicit trust
excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky