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duplicity - double-dealing; hypocrisy; being dishonest and deceitful; ADJ. duplicitous
prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
calculated - deliberately planned; likely
piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
impute - attribute; ascribe; charge; N. imputation
calligraphy - beautiful writing; excellent penmanship
petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire