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::: cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
::: devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
::: yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
::: dereliction - neglect of duty; abandonment
::: retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
::: mundane - worldly as opposed to spiritual; everyday; of the ordinary; Ex. mundane existence; CF. world
::: indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
::: dissonance - discord
::: consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
::: anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic