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subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
pacify - soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue; bring peace to
transcendent - exceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler
resurrect - revive
unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
disbar - make (a lawyer) leave the bar or the legal profession