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swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
avuncular - of or like an uncle
vicar - parish priest; representative
wispy - thin; slight; barely discernible
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
advocacy - support; active pleading on behalf of someone or something
marital - pertaining to marriage
ciliated - having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash