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subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
amenities - convenient features that helps to make life pleasant; social courtesies
forte - strong point or special talent in a person's character
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
disfigure - mar the appearance of; spoil
saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
rile - irritate; vex; muddy