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skulduggery - (skullduggery) dishonest behavior or action; Ex. skulduggery in the election
benevolent - generous; charitable; having a wish to do good
avid - greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
trickster - person who cheats people
enamored - in love; Ex. enamored of his own beauty; V. enamor: inspire with love
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth