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knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake
entity - real being
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
incense - enrage; infuriate(make furious); make extremely angry; outrage; N: aromatic substance burned to produce a pleasant odor
monograph - scholarly article
tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability