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stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn
coquette - flirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
dispassionate - calm; impartial; not influenced by personal feelings
maxim - proverb; truth pithily stated
requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
trickster - person who cheats people
ornithologist - scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds