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ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
dissemble - disguise; hide the real nature of; pretend
prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
undulating - moving with a wavelike motion; V. undulate; CF. und: wave
ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
actuary - someone who advises insurance companies
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
monastic - related to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns