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laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
disjointed - disconnected; lacking coherence; V. disjoint: disconnect; disjoin
brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
veracity - truthfulness; adherence to the truth
cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower
crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
suffocate - die or kill from lack of air; suppress