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intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
irate - angry; CF. ire: anger; wrath
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
venal - capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal
hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
extrapolation - projection; conjecture; V. extrapolate: infer (unknown information) from known information
disfigure - mar the appearance of; spoil