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ambidextrous - capable of using either hand with equal ease
plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
imbroglio - complicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil
rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
lucid - easily understood; clear; intelligible; N. lucidity
pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy