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nondescript - undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
illusory - illusive; deceptive; not real
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
eloquence - expressiveness; persuasive speech; ADJ. eloquent: movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influeneced
lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions
filch - steal (things of small value)
moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
arbitrate - act as judge (at the request of both sides)