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artifice - deception; trickery
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
perspicacious - (of someone) having insight; penetrating; astute
chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
fraudulent - cheating; deceitful; Ex. fraudulent means; N. fraud: deception; swindle
impute - attribute; ascribe; charge; N. imputation
demean - disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave
tenacious - holding fast (as to a belief); persistent
seasonal - of a particular season; Ex. seasonal rise in employment