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skulduggery - (skullduggery) dishonest behavior or action; Ex. skulduggery in the election
deign - condescend; stoop
motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
stipple - paint or draw with dots or short strokes
defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
prevaricate - lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)
gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast