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::: fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
::: mendacious - lying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
::: illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive
::: gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
::: auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
::: underhand - (underhanded) done slyly and secretly (being dishonest)
::: unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
::: frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
::: rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
::: stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead