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concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
overturn - turn over; capsize; topple
condone - overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
hut - crude dwelling; shack
sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition