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::: ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
::: lithe - flexible; supple; CF. limber
::: slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
::: latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
::: idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
::: spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
::: conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
::: adage - wise saying; proverb
::: surmount - overcome
::: disinterested - unprejudiced; free from bias and self-interest; objective