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Word: chicanery

Definition: trickery; deception


More Vocab Words

::: marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
::: mannerism - distinctive behavioral trait; affected style in art (according to a set of styles)
::: paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
::: exude - flow out slowly; discharge (gradually); give forth; N. exudation
::: coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
::: covenant - binding agreement between two groups or people; compact; V: enter into a covenant; promise
::: forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
::: juncture - crisis; point in time; joining point; joint; act of joining
::: antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
::: perspicuity - clearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity