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::: primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
::: militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
::: agility - nimbleness; ability to move quickly
::: idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
::: devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
::: encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
::: iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
::: shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
::: probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
::: trifle - something of little importance or value; small amount; Ex. a trifle; V: treat without seriousness; flirt