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shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
gnome - dwarf; underground spirit who guards treasure hoards
ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
dally - trifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time
apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
compliance - conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage