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inscrutable

incapable of being investigated, analyzed, or scrutinized

vicissitudes

the change of circumstances or fortune, typycally unwelcome

contrite

feeling or showing sorrow for a wrong that one has done

tacit

expressed or carried without words

derisive

characterised by mockery

effigy

a statue or image of a person

diffident

lacking confidence in ones own ability

decorum

dignified property of conduct, manners, or appearance

impervious

not allowing entrance or passage

sanctity

holiness of life

illusive

deceptive

theological

relating to religion or gods

myopic

near-sighted

truculent

bitter and harsh

inimical

having the disposition of an enemy/hostile

pall

a black cloud

officious

offeringones service where it is neither asked for nor needed

acrid

sharp or harsh, especially taste and smell

ebullience

intensely agitated

recrimination

to make a retaliatory charge