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extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
bicker - quarrel
unobtrusive - inconspicuous; not blatant
wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
imbroglio - complicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil
pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
piety - devoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious
veracity - truthfulness; adherence to the truth
expeditious - done with speed; quick; N. expedition