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bilk - swindle; cheat
virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
induce - persuade; lead to do something; bring about; N. inducement
galleon - large three-masted sailing ship
turpitude - depravity; baseness; Ex. moral turpitude
tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence
fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress