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evasive - not frank; trying to hide the truth; eluding; evading; V. evade: avoid (a duty or responsibility) or escape from by deceit
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge
subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
granary - storehouse for grain
predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
gibberish - nonsense; nonsensical or unintelligible talk or writing; babbling
tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
oust - expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting
hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy