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knack - special talent; art
meditation - reflection; thought; V. meditate
diatribe - bitter scolding or denunciation; invective; abuse
cipher - nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.
dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
skulduggery - (skullduggery) dishonest behavior or action; Ex. skulduggery in the election
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
blighted - suffering from a disease; destroyed
goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.