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skulduggery - (skullduggery) dishonest behavior or action; Ex. skulduggery in the election
chuckle - laugh quietly
grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner
torrent - rushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.
ineffable - unutterable; not to be uttered; taboo; that cannot be expressed in speech; indescribable; unspeakable; inexpressible; Ex. ineffable name/joy
cacophonous - discordant; inharmonious; N. cacophony: unpleasant mixture of loud sounds
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
entail - make necessary; require; necessitate; involve; limit the inheritance of (property) to a specified succession of heirs; Ex. entail A on/upon B
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things