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lucrative - profitable; producing wealth
ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
berserk - mad with violent anger; frenzied; madly excited
savor - enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality; N: taste or smell; distinctive quality
motto - brief statement used to express a principle
pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry