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mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
gusty - windy
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
collusion - conspiring in a fraudulent scheme to cheat or deceive others; V. collude
manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
accoutre - equip; N. accoutrement
chicanery - trickery; deception
enervate - weaken; take away energy from
evince - show clearly