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trickster - person who cheats people
colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
beeline - direct quick route
prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly
isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic