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disperse - scatter; Ex. disperse the cloud/crowd
vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance
inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
chaffing - bantering; joking
sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution
nefarious - very wicked