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trickster - person who cheats people
minuscule - (miniscule) extremely small
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
favoritism - display of partiality toward a favored person
sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
amulet - charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
infallible - unerring; never making mistakes