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trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
viable - capable of maintaining life; feasible; practical or workable; Ex. viable scheme
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
billowing - swelling out in waves; surging
ruminant - animal that ruminates; ADJ.
gratuity - tip
trickster - person who cheats people
paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac