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::: subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
::: roseate - rosy; optimistic; Ex. roseate views
::: clamber - climb by crawling with difficulties; scramble
::: reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
::: averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
::: philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
::: covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
::: amoral - nonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong
::: simper - smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly
::: understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate