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feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short
nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
sublime - causing deep feelings of wonder, joy, respect, etc.; exalted; noble and uplifting; utter
inclement - stormy; unkind; unmerciful; CF. clement