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advocate - speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
occult - mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren
shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
sinister - evil; ominous
larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
acclivity - sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity