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paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
gullible - easily deceived
doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
slither - slip or slide
lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
unaccountable - unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious
prevaricate - lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)
forebears - (forbears) ancestors
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly