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pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
fancier - breeder or dealer of animals; one who has a special interest, as for raising specific plant or animal
winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
attribute - essential quality; V: ascribe; explain