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elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
tepid - lukewarm; slightly warm;
litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
perennial - something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring
avid - greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity
culprit - one guilty of a crime
illicit - illegal
predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
plutocracy - society ruled by the wealthy