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embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
mendacious - lying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower
hue - color; aspect; Ex. opinions of every hue
vivid - (of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description
hypnosis - induced sleeping state; ADJ. hypnotic; V. hypnotize