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::: ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
::: genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
::: oscillate - vibrate pendulumlike; waver
::: insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
::: catholic - (of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes
::: convivial - pleasantly merry; festive; joyous; gay; characterized by joviality; jovial
::: fluency - smoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent
::: dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
::: belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
::: prevaricate - lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)