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trickster - person who cheats people
epitome - perfect example or embodiment; brief summary; Ex. epitome of good manners; V. epitomize: make an epitome of; be an epitome of; embody
beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
blatant - extremely (offensively) obvious; loudly offensive; Ex. blatant lie; N. blatancy
credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
gavel - hammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.
exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)