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aghast - filled with great surprise or fear; horrified
encipher - encode; convert a message into code; put into cipher
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
conjecture - surmise; guess; V.
stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
mellifluous - (of words or a voice) sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious; having a pleasant tune
clemency - disposition to be lenient in deciding punishments; mildness as of the weather; ADJ. clement
demean - disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave
manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
explicit - totally clear; definite; outspoken