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::: guile - deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile
::: serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake
::: antiseptic - substance that prevents infection in a wound; ADJ.
::: penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
::: inveterate - deep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old
::: besiege - surround with armed forces; harass (with requests); annoy continually
::: rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
::: ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
::: coiffure - hairstyle
::: dissemble - disguise; hide the real nature of; pretend