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Subterfuge

Escape a consequence, hide something, clever trick used to get out of a rule.

2

- ize

To make or to cause

3

Aggrandize

to make great or greater in power, honor, rank, or wealth

4

Luc

Light, shine

5

Elucidate

To make clear or explain, especially something that is hard to understand

6

Nepo

Nephew

7

Nepotism

Favoritism shown on the basis of family relationships

8

Opia

Sight

9

Myopia

Nearsightedness, narrow-mindedness, intolerance, lack of foresight

10

Pusill

Small, weak

11

Pusillanimous

Lacking courage or resolution, cowardly

12

Sed/ Sid

Sit

13

Sedentary

Characterized by or requiring much sitting

14

Thanatos

Death

15

Euthanasia

The act of putting to death painlessly or allowing to die an animal or person suffering from an incurable condition

16

Vac

Empty

17

Vacuous

Without contacts, empty, lacking in ideas or intelligence

18

viv

Life

19

Bon Vivant

A person who enjoys a luxurious and social lifestyle

20

Fug

Run away