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clandestine - secret
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
filing - particle removed by a file
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
suavity - urbanity; polish; ADJ. suave: smooth and courteous
amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
soothsayer - one who foretells the future
erratic - odd; irregular in movement or behavior; unpredictable
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia