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guile - deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile
striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
dissipate - squander; waste foolishly; scatter
tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
brisk - quick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor
conviction - judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief
camaraderie - good-fellowship; CF. comrade
urbane - suave; refined in manner; elegant