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sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
portly - stout; corpulent
inopportune - untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
loquacious - talkative; N. loquacity
prurient - having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
plenary - (of power) complete; full; fully attended by all qualified members; Ex. plenary power