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skulduggery - (skullduggery) dishonest behavior or action; Ex. skulduggery in the election
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
garrulous - loquacious; wordy; talkative; N. garrulity
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal