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servile - slavish; cringing; N. servility
smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
omniscient - all-knowing
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
jovial - good-natured; merry; cheerful
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.