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tawny - brownish yellow
singular - being only one; individual; unique; extraordinary; odd; Ex. singular beauty/behavior
delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
vital - full of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize
vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation
animosity - active enmity
pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
kinetic - producing motion; of motion
legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws