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underhand - (underhanded) done slyly and secretly (being dishonest)
catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.
fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display
fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
cogent - convincing
murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom