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ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal
circuitous - roundabout
forebears - (forbears) ancestors
dissection - analysis; cutting apart in order to examine
apprehensive - fearful; discerning
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty