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decoy - lure or bait; V.
primate - group of mammals including humans
pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
transmute - transform; change; convert to something different
contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
dissolution - disintegration; reduction to a liquid form; looseness in morals; sensual indulgence; debauchery; ADJ. dissolute: lacking in moral restraint; leading an immoral life
obfuscate - confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand
slander - defamation; utterance of false and malicious statements; V. ADJ. slanderous