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::: ingenue - ing\'enue; young innocent girl
::: gaudy - flashy; showy
::: sledge - large sled drawn by work animals
::: somnambulist - sleepwalker; V. somnambulate; N. somnambulism
::: gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
::: distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
::: tenet - doctrine; dogma
::: guile - deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile
::: confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
::: metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality