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wily - crafty; cunning; artful; N. wile: deceitful stratagem
beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
abbreviate - shorten
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
fundamental - basic; primary; essential