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devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
agrarian - pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
deleterious - harmful
prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound