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::: brisk - quick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor
::: subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
::: propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
::: seep - pass slowly through small openings; ooze; trickle; N. seepage
::: tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
::: incarnate - endowed with flesh; invested with bodily form; personified; Ex. devil incarnate; V: give bodily form to; embody
::: foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
::: convention - social or moral custom; established practice; formal meeting; international agreement
::: wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
::: herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians