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moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
fraudulent - cheating; deceitful; Ex. fraudulent means; N. fraud: deception; swindle
sleek - smooth and shining (as from good health); V.
acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
opaque - dark; not transparent; N. opacity
choreography - art of representing dances in written symbols; arrangement of dances
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
muddle - confuse; mix up confusedly; N: state of confusion
staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony