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unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
conspiracy - treacherous plot; secret plan against the law (by two or more people)
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
pantomime - acting without dialogue; V.
oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle