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gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
innuendo - indirect or subtle (derogatory) hint; insinuation; Ex. sexual innuendo
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
propound - put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory
Machiavellian - crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
fleet - fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral
brook - tolerate; endure; Ex. brook no interference; N: small stream
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
immaculate - spotless; flawless; absolutely clean