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latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
explicit - totally clear; definite; outspoken
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
trifle - something of little importance or value; small amount; Ex. a trifle; V: treat without seriousness; flirt
withstand - stand up against; resist successfully
sentinel - sentry; lookout
suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town