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ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
ratiocination - reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically
ancillary - serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.
cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum
scholarly - full of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal
antediluvian - antiquated; extremely ancient
daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
malefactor - evildoer; criminal
debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society