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prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
pellucid - transparent; limpid(crystal clear); clear in meaning; easy to understand
retroactive - taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future
charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
concord - harmony; accord
confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
depict - portray