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outlandish - bizzare; peculiar; unconventional
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
labyrinth - maze
teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic
piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help