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laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse
skulduggery - (skullduggery) dishonest behavior or action; Ex. skulduggery in the election
carcinogenic - causing cancer; N. carcinogen
alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
substantiate - support (a claim) with evidence; establish with evidence; verify
futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
obsidian - black volcanic rock
improvise - compose on the spur of the moment
ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate