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Word: chicanery

Definition: trickery; deception


More Vocab Words

::: menace - threat; V: threaten
::: seethe - be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.
::: compilation - listing of information in tabular or book form; compiling
::: ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
::: controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
::: query - inquiry; question; V.
::: sage - person celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise
::: punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
::: debilitate - weaken (esp. through heat, hunger, illness); enfeeble
::: flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive