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heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
actuarial - calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
intimidate - frighten; N. intimidation
legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
bilk - swindle; cheat
earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
bent - determined; Ex. bent on advancing in the business; N: natural talent or inclination
flagrant - conspicuously wicked, bad, or offensive; blatant; outrageous