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mountebank - charlatan; boastful pretender
precipitous - steep; overhasty; precipitate
executive - person having administrative authority; one branch of government executing laws; ADJ: relating to executing
prevaricate - lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
unprepossessing - unattractive
layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech