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loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
cozen - cheat; hoodwink; swindle
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
porridge - soft food made by boiling oatmeal
primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
broil - cook by direct heat; N.