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::: ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
::: refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
::: martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
::: refraction - bending of a ray of light
::: recline - lie down
::: affable - easily approachable; easy to talk to; warmly friendly
::: apothecary - druggist; pharmacist
::: succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
::: refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
::: unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner