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seemly - (of behavior) proper; appropriate
sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
brackish - somewhat saline
circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around
monolithic - solidly uniform; unchangeable; unyielding; N. monolith: large block of stone
gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren
overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision