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elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
ruffian - violent scoundrel; bully
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
motto - brief statement used to express a principle
embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
prevaricate - lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
fanaticism - excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause; N. fanatic; ADJ. fanatic
munificent - very generous in giving; Ex. munificent benefactor; N. munificience
artifice - deception; trickery