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gull - trick; deceive; hoodwink; N: person who is easily tricked; dupe
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
magnanimity - generosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous
irreproachable - beyond reproach; blameless; impeccable; Ex. irreproachable conduct
natation - swimming
dismember - cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb
pandemonium - wild tumult(commotion); wild noisy disorder; CF. Paradise Lost
vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction