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graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse
equivocal - (of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal
clasp - hold firmly within arms
cunning - clever in deceiving; sly; N: cleverness in deceiving; deceit
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
duration - length of time something lasts
benefactor - gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire