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artless - without guile; open and honest
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
lounge - stand, sit, or lie in a lazy, relaxed way
graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler
wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
ventilate - admit fresh air into to replace stale air
unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation