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inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
monolithic - solidly uniform; unchangeable; unyielding; N. monolith: large block of stone
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
outlandish - bizzare; peculiar; unconventional
ravenous - extremely hungry; voracious
tentative - not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling