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contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
carefree - free from worries; having no problems
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
promulgate - announce; proclaim a doctrine or law; make known by official publication
benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
prudent - cautious; careful; prudential
infantile - childish; infantlike