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::: privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
::: wrangle - quarrel noisily; obtain through arguing; herd cattle; N.
::: crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
::: disperse - scatter; Ex. disperse the cloud/crowd
::: intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
::: malicious - hateful; spiteful; expressing malice; N. malice: desire to harm others; spite
::: necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
::: defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
::: compliant - readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements
::: gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink