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hypothetical - based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis
devolve - deputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
parchment - writing material made from the skin of a sheep or goat
suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.
submissive - willing to obey orders; yielding; timid
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
underhand - (underhanded) done slyly and secretly (being dishonest)
laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse