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::: jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
::: pedagogy - teaching; art of education
::: wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
::: matin - \'ee(matinee) dramatic or musical performance given in the afternoon
::: bolster - support; reinforce
::: hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
::: forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
::: alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
::: grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
::: wily - crafty; cunning; artful; N. wile: deceitful stratagem