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::: guile - deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile
::: plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
::: scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
::: arable - fit for growing crops; Ex. arable land
::: timbre - quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)
::: phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
::: preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
::: muddle - confuse; mix up confusedly; N: state of confusion
::: abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful
::: offhand - casual; done without prior thought or preparation