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pedestrian - ordinary; dull; unimaginative(lacking in imagination); going on foot; Ex. pedestrian prose; N.
paramour - illicit lover
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
evasive - not frank; trying to hide the truth; eluding; evading; V. evade: avoid (a duty or responsibility) or escape from by deceit
hermetic - concerning alchemy or magic; obscure and mysterious; occult
collaborate - work together; cooperate treasonably with the enemy
precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
perspicacious - (of someone) having insight; penetrating; astute
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)