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craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning
tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
pedestrian - ordinary; dull; unimaginative(lacking in imagination); going on foot; Ex. pedestrian prose; N.
canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot