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::: surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
::: wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
::: gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
::: cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
::: jubilation - rejoicing; great joy
::: mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
::: detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
::: transcribe - copy; write a copy of; N. transcription
::: impotent - weak; ineffective; lacking in physical strength or power
::: harry - harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid