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Oblique

(adj) 

Indirect

2

Apex

(n)

the higest part of something; peak; pinnacle

3

Impervious

Adj

incapable of being affected by; impenetrable

4

Valorous

Adj

courageous; brave

5

Suffuse

V

to spread throughout

6

Privy

Adj

sharing in the knowledge of

7

Guffaw

(v)

to laugh boisterously

8

Morosely

Adv

gloomily, depressingly

9

Rebuff

(v)

reject; decline

10

Disingenuous

Adj

insincere; dishonest

11

Coy

(adj) making a pretence of shyness or modesty OR reluctant to give details

12

Obduracy

(n)

stubbornness

13

Bellicosely

ADV

aggressively; hostilely

14

Cower

V

to crouch down in fear

15

Palliate

(v)

to soothe / ease