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diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work
valid - logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective; Ex. valid reasoning/passport
nether - lower; Ex. nether garments/regions
ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
bacchanal - noisy party with a lot of drinking
bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
evasive - not frank; trying to hide the truth; eluding; evading; V. evade: avoid (a duty or responsibility) or escape from by deceit