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tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
manumit - emancipate; free from slavery or bondage
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
unintimating - unfrightening
tenancy - possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower
disquietude - uneasiness; anxiety; V. disquiet: make anxious
gradation - series of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society