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lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
humor - indulge; comply with the wishes of; N. quality that makes something amusing; state of mind; mood; Ex. in a bad humor; Ex. out of humor
terminus - last stop of railroad; end
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
wily - crafty; cunning; artful; N. wile: deceitful stratagem
brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
gregarious - sociable; (of an animal) tending to form a group
regale - entertain
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
circumspect - prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought