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accomplice - partner in crime
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
culprit - one guilty of a crime
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
cerebration - thought; working of the brain
nondescript - undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd