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bilk - swindle; cheat
vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation
potable - suitable for drinking; drinkable
unassailable - not open to attack; impregnable; not subject to question
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive