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veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
suppliant - entreating; beseeching; N.
irascible - irritable; easily angered
stumble - trip and almost fall; proceed unsteadily; act falteringly; N.
rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
inordinate - beyond reasonable limits; unrestrained; excessive; Ex. inordinate demands
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
curator - superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)
proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)