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ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
pulmonary - pertaining to the lungs
shackle - chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.
exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean
alcove - nook; recess
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
caste - one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society; social stratification; prestige
uninhibited - having no inhibitions; free in behavior and feelings