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contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
subsume - include (as a member of a group); encompass
ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
vehement - forceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor; strong; N. vehemence
arid - (of land) dry; barren; unproductive
inebriate - make drunk; intoxicate; N. intoxicated person
glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
brindled - tawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)