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Word: hoodwink

Definition: deceive; delude


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::: saga - Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative
::: stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
::: periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
::: bastard - illegitimate child
::: sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
::: paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
::: bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
::: jargon - language used by special group; technical terminology; gibberish; nonsensical or incoherent talk
::: surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
::: pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage