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furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
recast - reconstruct (a sentence, story, statue, etc.); fashion again
elixir - cure-all; panacea; something invigorating
misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
accost - approach and speak first to a person
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on
negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
amity - friendship; peaceful relationship as between nations
parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)