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killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
poise - good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position
unconscionable - unscrupulous; not guided by conscience; excessive; beyond reason; Ex. unconscionable demand
prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
contiguous - adjacent to; touching upon
recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
nurture - nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing