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1

One of the myths about inoculation was that it did not produce a true smallpox in the patient but a SPURIOUS case of chicken pox.

fake; counterfeit
S

2

While innocent Frank is principally defined by his curiosity, he isn't without GUILE .

trickery; deceit
G

3

He's more willing to explain his artistic motives, particularly the overly scrutinized lyrics that BEGUILE scholars.

to deceive with charm
B

4

It is a STRATEGEM of the novelist no less than of the playwright to symbolize physically the moral nature of a character.

a deceitful scheme
(strategos army general)
S

5

There was a lot of SURREPTITIOUS advertising for the hidden cafe!

deceptive; sneaky
(sub- secretly + rapere size)

6

Our actions, although often CLANDESTINE, will have lasting effect on all countries.

secret; hidden
C

7

For example, guerrilla forces use STEALTH or surprise in order to counter an opponent's material or force supremacy.

sneakiness; ability to avoid detection
S

8

Exposing corporate DUPLICITY and galvanizing global or local protest around common themes has become commonplace.

deceit; hypocritical deception
(duplit twofold)
D

9

The attempt to morally justify suicide bombing seems especially SPECIOUS.

false, but plausible
(specere to look at)
S

10

He watched her FURTIVE glances, waiting for the signal to approach.

secretive; sneaky
F

11

A directory of author PSEUDONYM, aliases, nicknames, and pen names is also provided.

pen name
(pseudo- fake + onoma name)
P

12

FALLACIOUS to assume that addicts necessarily use the greatest quantities.

deceptive; false
(fallacia deceit + -ious full of)
F

13

RAPACIOUS development must not be allowed to infringe green spaces in the Calder valley.

greedy; ravenous
(rapere seize + -ious full of)
R