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pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
diadem - crown
covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
amicable - peaceful; politely friendly; not quarrelsome; Ex. amicable settlement
embark - commence; go on board a boat; begin a journey
provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come