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::: bereavement - state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft
::: postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
::: sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
::: prevaricate - lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)
::: trickster - person who cheats people
::: revoke - cancel; retract; CF. irrevocable
::: tribunal - court of justice
::: acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
::: fulsome - disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire
::: askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at