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prevaricate - lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)
incipient - beginning; in an early stage
dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
beneficiary - person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will
supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
anthropomorphic - having human form or characteristics
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack