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slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
mountebank - charlatan; boastful pretender
inopportune - untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
fidelity - loyalty; accuracy
subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
functionary - official (who performs a particular function)
definitive - most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander