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protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
cozen - cheat; hoodwink; swindle
multilingual - having many languages; fluent in several languages
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
posture - assume an affected pose; act artificially; N: pose; attitude
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal
consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning