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surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
subjugate - conquer; bring under control
paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal
nomadic - wandering; N. nomad: tribe who migrates from place to place
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
soothsayer - one who foretells the future
pliable - flexible; easily influenced; yielding; adaptable
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)