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ruthless - pitiless; merciless; cruel
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
insomnia - wakefulness; inability to sleep
suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
dysentery - inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
vying - contending; CF. vie
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
misanthrope - one who hates mankind; misanthropist