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heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
endemic - prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country; peculiar to a particular region or people; CF. pandemic
withdrawn - introverted; retiring; remote
transpire - (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores
trenchant - cutting; incisive; keen
quorum - minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting