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unravel - disentangle; solve
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
dysentery - inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract
protrude - stick out; jut; project; Ex. protruding teeth
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
adjuration - solemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly
engulf - surround and swallow up
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre