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artful - exhibiting art or skill; deceitful; cunning; CF. artifice
comity - courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
lackadaisical - lacking interest or effort; lacking purpose or zest; lazy; halfhearted; languid
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
patois - local or provincial dialect
lithe - flexible; supple; CF. limber
liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
hermitage - home of a hermit
congruent - in agreement; harmonious; corresponding; coinciding exactly; CF. congruous