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elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
verve - enthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
cordon - extended line of men or fortifications to prevent access or egress; (
demotic - of or pertaining to the people
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
tanner - person who turns animal hides into leather
infringe - violate (a law); encroach (the right of another person)