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Word: ploy

Definition: strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy

More Vocab Words

::: bargain - agreement between two groups or people; something for sale at a price advantageous to the buyer; V: negotiate; trade; Ex. bargaining power
::: intellect - higher mental powers; person of great intellectual ability
::: nourishment - something that nourishes; food
::: sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
::: nourish - provide with food necessary for life and growth
::: imminent - impending; near at hand
::: casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
::: obdurate - stubborn; refusing to change one's belief
::: alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
::: chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor