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::: contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
::: libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
::: impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
::: reverent - respectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect
::: poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
::: scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
::: articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
::: obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
::: hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
::: wizardry - sorcery; magic