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scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
coax - persuade by flattery
marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
befuddle - confuse thoroughly
disheveled - untidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel
hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
acuity - sharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing)
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
anvil - iron block used in hammering out metals