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sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
verdant - green; covered with green plants or grass; lush in vegetation; Ex. verdant meadows
feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
cunning - clever in deceiving; sly; N: cleverness in deceiving; deceit