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circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely
bizarre - fantastic; violently contrasting; noticeably odd; strikingly unconventional
extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence
plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
representational - (of a style of art) showing things as they actually appear in real life
adroit - skillful (in using mind or hand)