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::: sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
::: cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower
::: glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
::: haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
::: sherbet - flavored dessert ice
::: pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
::: expatiate - talk at length; speak or write in detail
::: withdrawn - introverted; retiring; remote
::: hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
::: treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly