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subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
causal - implying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality
crust - hard outer covering (as of earth or snow)
overblown - inflated; exaggerated
asymmetric - not identical on both sides of a dividing central line
imposture - assuming a false identity; masquerade; CF. impostor
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
advocacy - support; active pleading on behalf of someone or something
intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor