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contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
evenhanded - impartial; fair
witless - lacking intelligence or wit; foolish; idiotic
leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
encipher - encode; convert a message into code; put into cipher
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
brochure - pamphlet
eloquence - expressiveness; persuasive speech; ADJ. eloquent: movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influeneced
herbivorous - grain-eating; CF. herbivore
disperse - scatter; Ex. disperse the cloud/crowd