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innuendo - indirect or subtle (derogatory) hint; insinuation; Ex. sexual innuendo
foolhardy - rash; reckless; foolishly daring
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
procurement - obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
crave - desire; want intensely
interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
existential - pertaining to existence; pertaining to the philosophy of existentialism
guise - outward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise
bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing