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unobtrusive - inconspicuous; not blatant
menace - threat; V: threaten
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
uproar - noisy confusion
amicable - peaceful; politely friendly; not quarrelsome; Ex. amicable settlement
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing