Flashcards in 2.8 Sneaky Sneaky Deck (13):
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.
While innocent Frank is principally defined by his curiosity, he isn't without GUILE .
He's more willing to explain his artistic motives, particularly the overly scrutinized lyrics that BEGUILE scholars.
to deceive with charm
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)
There was a lot of SURREPTITIOUS advertising for the hidden cafe!
(sub- secretly + rapere size)
Our actions, although often CLANDESTINE, will have lasting effect on all countries.
For example, guerrilla forces use STEALTH or surprise in order to counter an opponent's material or force supremacy.
sneakiness; ability to avoid detection
Exposing corporate DUPLICITY and galvanizing global or local protest around common themes has become commonplace.
deceit; hypocritical deception
The attempt to morally justify suicide bombing seems especially SPECIOUS.
false, but plausible
(specere to look at)
He watched her FURTIVE glances, waiting for the signal to approach.
A directory of author PSEUDONYM, aliases, nicknames, and pen names is also provided.
(pseudo- fake + onoma name)
FALLACIOUS to assume that addicts necessarily use the greatest quantities.
(fallacia deceit + -ious full of)