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contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses
malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
guileless - without deceit
cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
incinerate - burn to ashes
discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
conventional - ordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons