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Word: chicanery

Definition: trickery; deception


More Vocab Words

::: inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
::: distinctive - clearly different from others of the same kind
::: infallible - unerring; never making mistakes
::: grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
::: grievance - cause of complaint; complaint
::: maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
::: supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
::: gamut - entire range
::: climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
::: winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind