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contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt
perspicuous - (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
cubicle - small chamber used for sleeping or work
bequeath - leave to someone by means of a will; hand down in his will; N. bequest
encircle - surround
transparent - permitting light to pass through freely; easily detected; obvious; clear; Ex. transparent lie
disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat