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unfaltering - steadfast; firm; not changing
indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
preamble - introductory statement
unison - unity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.
outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
uncanny - strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
bedizen - dress with vulgar finery