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disaffected - disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty
buxom - full-bosomed; plump; jolly
complicity - participation; involvement (in a questionable act or a crime)
blunder - error; stupid mistake
ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
irretrievable - impossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve