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dishonor - disgrace; N. ADJ. dishonorable
devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
abstruse - obscure; profound; difficult to understand
creep - move with body close to the ground; move stealthily or slowly; N.
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin