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::: shrewd - clever; astute
::: waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
::: dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
::: ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
::: badinage - teasing conversation; banter; joking talk
::: grandiloquent - (of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic
::: bouillon - clear beef (or meat) soup
::: ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos
::: rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D
::: apolitical - having an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs