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subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
plump - pleasantly fat; nicely rounded
palatable - agreeable; pleasing to the taste
projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior
convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
delineate - portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss