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::: sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
::: plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
::: gruel - thin liquid porridge
::: bohemian - unconventional (in an artistic way)
::: paramour - illicit lover
::: cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
::: furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
::: compensatory - making up for; repaying
::: unscathed - unharmed; Ex. escape the accident unscathed
::: slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.