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circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
dissimulate - pretend; conceal by feigning; dissemble
chalice - goblet; consecrated cup
inclement - stormy; unkind; unmerciful; CF. clement
buffoon - stupid person; clown
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
intrepid - fearless
antiquity - quality of being very old; ancient times;
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
wizardry - sorcery; magic