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transparent - permitting light to pass through freely; easily detected; obvious; clear; Ex. transparent lie
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
paramour - illicit lover
adage - wise saying; proverb
dissipate - squander; waste foolishly; scatter
bristling - rising like bristles; showing irritation