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::: knave - untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery
::: sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
::: opportune - timely; well-chosen
::: gnome - dwarf; underground spirit who guards treasure hoards
::: modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
::: roseate - rosy; optimistic; Ex. roseate views
::: actuarial - calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
::: impersonal - not being a person; not showing personal feelings; Ex. impersonal force/manner/organization
::: bulge - protruding part; swelling of a surface; Ex. The apple made a bulge in his pocket; V: swell outward; protrude
::: zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life