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topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
illicit - illegal
craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
matriculate - enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix
ingenue - ing\'enue; young innocent girl
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment