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::: perfidious - treacherous; disloyal; N. perfidy: treachery
::: woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
::: incognito - with identity concealed; using an assumed name; ADJ.
::: infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
::: accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
::: impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
::: askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
::: syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
::: construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
::: chaplain - clergyman attached to a chapel