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Artifice

Trickery;craftiness; cunning, inventiveness, a clever trick

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Winch

The crank or handle of a revolving machine

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Winced

To tense the body as from pain or from a blow; flinch

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Welter

To roll/toss as of waves of the seas or animals 69 lie bathed in or drenched in; deeply or extensively involved

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Gnome

Shriveled little old men that act as guardians of its treasures; expert in monetary or financial affairs

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Abnegation

Denying oneself of some right, conveniences; giving up right or possession etc

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Ablution

Cleansing with water or other liquid especially as a religious ritual

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Mausoleum

Magnificent tomb; burial place; large gloomy building room etc

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Volatile

Evaporating rapidly; threatening to break out into open violence; explosive; changeable flighty fleeting

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Pendent

Hanging or suspended; overhanging; undecided, undetermined, pending

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Vivacious

Lively animated gay

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Vitriolic

Caustic; scathing

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Vitiated

Impair the quality of( spoil; weaken the effectiveness of; corrupt; make legally invalid

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Abjure

Renounce, give up under oath; to avoid or shun; renounce with formal solemnity

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Abeyance

Temporary inactivity; condition of real property in which the title does not have a title owner

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Berate

Scold, rebuke

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Vicarious

Experienced in the imagination through the feelings or actions of another person

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Berserk

Violently or destructively frenzied; wild crazed deranged

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Votaries

Person who is bound by solemn religious vows; devoted to a subject or pursuit. Devoted follower

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Protocol

Customs or regulations dealing with formality and etiquette; original draft from which a document is prepared. International agreement