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shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
gavel - hammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean
monastic - related to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns
parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
unimpeachable - that cannot be impeached; beyond doubt or question; blameless and exemplary
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
perennial - something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring