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vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
pinnace - small boat
cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
ferment - agitation; commotion(noisy and excited activity); unrest (of a political kind); V. produce by fermentation; undergo fermentation; cause (a state of trouble)
waggish - humorous; mischievous; tricky
invidious - designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison
stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
conundrum - riddle; difficult problem
incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate