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finesse - delicate skill; V: handle with finesse
whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate
tutelage - guardianship; training; function of a tutor; instruction
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac
ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention