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cunning - clever in deceiving; sly; N: cleverness in deceiving; deceit
hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt
pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
abscission - cutting off; separation
mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
transparent - permitting light to pass through freely; easily detected; obvious; clear; Ex. transparent lie