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covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting
discompose - disturb the composure of; confuse
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
bristling - rising like bristles; showing irritation
tentative - not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
culinary - relating to cooking or kitchen
legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father