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cunning - clever in deceiving; sly; N: cleverness in deceiving; deceit
arduous - hard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work
glower - scowl; glare; look or stare angrily
gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren
pious - devout; religious; N. piety
yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
copious - plentiful
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true