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liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
breach - breaking of contract or duty; fissure or gap; opening; V.
incur - bring upon oneself
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac