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shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
concave - hollow; curved inwards; OP. convex
discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
quibble - minor objection or complaint; V: raise minor objections; carp; cavil
decrepitude - state of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age
ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
extemporaneous - not planned; impromptu; extempore
conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)