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dissimulate - pretend; conceal by feigning; dissemble
deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
terminus - last stop of railroad; end
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
implicit - understood but not stated; implied; unquestioning and complete; Ex. implicit trust
prerogative - privilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before
craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning
presage - foretell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen
vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)