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subterfuge
deception used to hide something, trick, something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity
punctilious
precise, scrupulous, demanding, careful
meretricious
showy, tawdry, specious, spurious, sham, false, tastelessly showy, pretaining to or characteristic of a prostitude
ineffable
incapable of being expressed, not to be spoken because of its sacredness
euphemism
substitution of a mild, indirect, or vague expression for one thought to be offensive, harsh, or blunt
chafe
to wear by rubbing, to make sore by rubbing, to irritate, annoy, to make warm by rubbing with the hands
dilatory
tending to delay, wasting time, using cautious slow strategy to wear down opposition, avoiding direct confrontation