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ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
incrustation - hard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust
striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
furrow - long shallow trench made by a plow; deep wrinkle in the skin; V.
acclimate - adjust to climate or environment; adapt
probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
moodiness - fits of depression or gloom; ADJ. moody: given to changeable moods; subject to periods of depression; gloomy CF. mood: state of mind or emotion
blandishment - flattery
underhand - (underhanded) done slyly and secretly (being dishonest)
irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution