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inverse - opposite
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
manumit - emancipate; free from slavery or bondage
variegate - change the appearance of (by marking with different colors)
deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
impalpable - imperceptible(not easily understood); intangible; OP. palpable: tangible; easily perceptible
placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
innate - inborn