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syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
endear - make beloved; Ex. endear her to everyone; ADJ. dear: loved; cherished; high-priced
slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
megalomania - mania for doing grandiose things; mental disorder characterized by delusions of wealth, power, or importance
mollify - soothe an angry person
effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
choreography - art of representing dances in written symbols; arrangement of dances
factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything