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::: vie - contend; compete
::: frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
::: facade - (fa\c{c}ade) front or face (of building); superficial or false appearance
::: demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
::: dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
::: sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
::: secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
::: hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
::: hoodwink - deceive; delude
::: blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt