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furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
solvent - able to pay all debts; N. solvency
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
embargo - ban on commerce or other activity
ravel - fall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist
outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column
comestible - something fit to be eaten