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guileless - without deceit
inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
repudiate - disown; disavow; deny
succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
pseudonym - pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous
withhold - refuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax
fluency - smoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent
insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude