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guile - deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile
wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
recount - narrate or tell (a story); count over again
demotic - of or pertaining to the people
trickster - person who cheats people
console - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation
requisition - formal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail