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unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
caricature - distortion; burlesque
jaded - tired or uninterested by surfeit; fatigued; surfeited; worn out; wearied; Ex. jaded appetite
maneuver - (manoeuver) strategic military or naval movement (done for training purposes); carefully planned process; stratagem; V: carry out a military maneuver; use maneuvers in gaining an end
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
florid - ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose
collaborate - work together; cooperate treasonably with the enemy
carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
transpose - reverse the order or position of