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sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
bemoan - lament; moan for; express sorrow or disapproval of
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
clich - \'e phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. clich\'ed
affront - insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
ominous - threatening; of an evil omen
archaeology - study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
brazen - insolent; without shame; bold; Ex. brazen lie; V: face with bold self-assurance or with unshamed confidence
stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions