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grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
artful - exhibiting art or skill; deceitful; cunning; CF. artifice
advert - refer
abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down
rile - irritate; vex; muddy
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
baffle - frustrate; perplex
permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society