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::: stratagem - deceptive scheme; clever trick
::: incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
::: auxiliary - offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
::: phoenix - symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes
::: aplomb - poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence
::: context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
::: podiatrist - doctor who treats ailments of the feet; chiropodist; N. podiatrics
::: spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
::: whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
::: vagary - capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander