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::: putrid - decayed and foul-smelling; foul; rotten; decayed; N. putridity
::: devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
::: insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
::: jabber - chatter rapidly or unintelligibly
::: laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse
::: reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights
::: impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
::: inamorata - woman whom a man loves
::: presage - foretell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen
::: sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice