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machinations - evil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
lithe - flexible; supple; CF. limber
mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
parody - humorous imitation; spoof; takeoff; travesty; V.
resplendent - brilliant; splendid in appearance; dazzling; glorious
paean - song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory
fiasco - total failure; CF. bottle
primp - groom oneself with care; adorn oneself
impede - hide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block