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::: sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
::: tranquillity - calmness; peace
::: foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
::: whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
::: prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
::: platonic - purely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire
::: caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
::: procurement - obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another
::: boisterous - violent; rough; noisy
::: unrequited - not requited; not reciprocated; Ex. unrequited love