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contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
fraudulent - cheating; deceitful; Ex. fraudulent means; N. fraud: deception; swindle
alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
dregs - sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
adjuration - solemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly
rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D
cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter