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trickster - person who cheats people
petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy
conventional - ordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons
callus - area of thick hard skin
precise - exact