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ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
adjacent - adjoining; neighboring; close by
finesse - delicate skill; V: handle with finesse
sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
malcontent - person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented
crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting