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::: intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
::: slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
::: glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
::: tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
::: protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
::: finesse - delicate skill; V: handle with finesse
::: insurmountable - overwhelming; unbeatable; insuperable
::: stigma - token of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
::: delta - flat plain of mud or sand between branches of a river
::: illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion