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plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
moodiness - fits of depression or gloom; ADJ. moody: given to changeable moods; subject to periods of depression; gloomy CF. mood: state of mind or emotion
contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
subaltern - subordinate
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
undertaker - funeral director; one whose business is to arrange burials
proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal