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surmount - overcome
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake
hieroglyphic - picture writing; ADJ.
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
lascivious - lustful
diorama - life-size, three-dimensional scene from nature or history; three-dimensional scene with modeled figures against a painted background
interrogate - question closely; cross-examine; cross-question
vehement - forceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor; strong; N. vehemence
sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food