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::: compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement
::: brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
::: carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
::: replicate - reproduce; duplicate
::: protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
::: wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
::: subsume - include (as a member of a group); encompass
::: personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
::: putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
::: swindler - cheater