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cunning - clever in deceiving; sly; N: cleverness in deceiving; deceit
restitution - returning something (lost or stolen) to the rightful owner; reparation; indemnification; compensation for loss, damage, or injury
reprimand - reprove severely; rebuke; N.
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
tonsure - shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.
animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
propinquity - nearness (in space or relationship); proximity; kinship