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grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
denizen - (animal, person, or plant) inhabitant or resident of a particular place; regular visitor
pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
sophisticated - worldly wise and urbane; refined; complex; N. sophistication; V. sophisticate
amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
devoid - empty; lacking