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gull - trick; deceive; hoodwink; N: person who is easily tricked; dupe
filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork
refraction - bending of a ray of light
artifice - deception; trickery
maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
numismatist - person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
functionary - official (who performs a particular function)