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::: temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
::: conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
::: encipher - encode; convert a message into code; put into cipher
::: presage - foretell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen
::: unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
::: hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
::: heterogeneous - dissimilar; mixed; not homogeneous; consisting of dissimilar elements or plants
::: anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
::: sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
::: apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying