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filch - steal (things of small value)
bulge - protruding part; swelling of a surface; Ex. The apple made a bulge in his pocket; V: swell outward; protrude
bemused - confused; lost in thought; preoccupied
lofty - very high
qualified - limited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify
factitious - artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears
mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
uproar - noisy confusion
shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization