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craven - cowardly
extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
fastidious - difficult to please; squeamish; fussy; finicky
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
brazen - insolent; without shame; bold; Ex. brazen lie; V: face with bold self-assurance or with unshamed confidence
fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column
glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
felicitous - (of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick