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dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
gainsay - deny
horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
extricate - free from an entanglement or difficulty; disentangle
conviction - judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief
draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time
delve - dig; search deeply; investigate
subliminal - below the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement