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rife - (of something bad) widespread; abundant; current
dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
withdrawn - introverted; retiring; remote
outwit - outsmart; defeat by behaving more cleverly
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
adept - expert at; very skilled
devise - think up; invent; plan; bequeath; N: bequest
hieroglyphic - picture writing; ADJ.
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium