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Word: chicanery

Definition: trickery; deception


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::: lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
::: partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
::: leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
::: larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
::: corpulent - very fat; N. corpulence
::: dubious - questionable; (of something) causing doubt; (of someone) filled with doubt; N. dubiety
::: overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
::: gnarled - twisted
::: persevere - continue steadily in spite of difficulties
::: pulverize - crush or grind into very small particles