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evanescent - fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce
potential - expressing possibility; latent; N: capacity for growth
plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
steadfast - steadily loyal; unswerving; steady
quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
unequivocal - plain; clear; obvious