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swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
reverent - respectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect
varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
introspective - looking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
intractable - unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child
vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance
tremulous - trembling; wavering