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cunning - clever in deceiving; sly; N: cleverness in deceiving; deceit
ciliated - having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash
canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty
incorrigible - uncorrectable
ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
aquiline - curved; hooked; of or like an eagle; Ex. aquiline nose
pinnace - small boat
upshot - outcome; final result
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track