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contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
humid - damp; N. humidity
defection - desertion
atheistic - denying the existence of God; N. atheism
ingenious - marked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity
comprehend - include; understand
obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable