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analogy - similarity; parallelism; comparing two similar things
canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty
alcove - nook; recess
fiend - evil spirit; devil
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots