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mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse
annul - make void
obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
incontinent - lacking self-restraint; not continent; licentious
outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
judicious - sound on judgment; wise
restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction