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perfidious - treacherous; disloyal; N. perfidy: treachery
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
ordinance - decree; authoritative order
prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
regatta - boat or yacht race
ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
multiplicity - state of being numerous or multiple; large number; Ex. multiplicity of details; ADJ. multiple: of more than one element
quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote