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devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
mollycoddle - pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
conspiracy - treacherous plot; secret plan against the law (by two or more people)
taunt - deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.
eccentricity - oddity; idiosyncrasy
regiment - military unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regimented society
murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble