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legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
promiscuous - mixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
tonsure - shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.
demeanor - behavior; bearing
disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
vituperative - abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively
memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit