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sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
oust - expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting
plaster - paste that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls; V.
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth
wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
remittance - remitting of money; amount of money remitted
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
import - significance; importance; meaning