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duplicity - double-dealing; hypocrisy; being dishonest and deceitful; ADJ. duplicitous
winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
prosperity - good fortune and financial success; physical well-being
renege - break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
insensate - without feeling; lacking sense; foolish
trenchant - cutting; incisive; keen
venerate - revere; treat with great respect
regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
desperado - reckless, desperate outlaw