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::: immaculate - spotless; flawless; absolutely clean
::: artifice - deception; trickery
::: coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
::: lewd - lustful
::: conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
::: refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
::: embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
::: disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
::: scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
::: quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself