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Word: Machiavellian

Definition: crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power


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::: hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
::: vile - despicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander
::: inveterate - deep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old
::: reiterate - repeat
::: piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
::: rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
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::: swagger - walk or behave with an over-confident manner
::: consonant - harmonious; in agreement; N.