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complicity - participation; involvement (in a questionable act or a crime)
query - inquiry; question; V.
nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
voluble - fluent; talkative; glib; N. volubility
tonsure - shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.
anvil - iron block used in hammering out metals
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
impertinent - insolent; rude; not pertinent; N. impertinence