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convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
efface - rub out; remove the surface of
solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions
crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
cession - yielding to another; ceding
obeisance - bow (to show respect and obedience)