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::: cunning - clever in deceiving; sly; N: cleverness in deceiving; deceit
::: composure - mental calmness
::: slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
::: plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
::: expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
::: impassioned - (of speech) filled with passion; fervent
::: whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
::: incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
::: unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
::: grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)