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pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
guile - deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile
conundrum - riddle; difficult problem
plaster - paste that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls; V.
affront - insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor
disaffected - disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty
subsidiary - serving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy; N.