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ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
imply - suggest a meaning not expressed; signify
lucid - easily understood; clear; intelligible; N. lucidity
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
traduce - expose to slander
artifice - deception; trickery
illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive
nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference