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onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
injurious - harmful; causing injury
expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven
chicanery - trickery; deception
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
barterer - trader; V. barter: trade; exchange good for other goods rather than money
throng - crowd (of people or things); V.