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cozen
to trick; to cheat or swindle
macrocosm
the universe considered as a whole; the entire complex structure or something
ancillary
subordinate or supplimentary
interstice
a small, narrow space between things or parts of things
bowdlerize
to remove material considered offensive(censor)
persiflage
lighthearted joking, talk, or writing
enclave
an enclosed district, region, or area inhabited by a particular group of people or having a special character
forte
a persons strong point; what a person does best
condescend
to come down or stoop volunarily to a lower level; to deal with people in a patronizing manner
gratis
free, without charge
rapacity
inordinate greed, the disposition to obtain one's desires by force, exortion, or plunder
virtuso
a brilliant performer; a person with masterly skill or technique
mountebank
a trickster or swindler
paean
a song of praise, joy, or triumph
pragmatic
concerned with practical considerations or values, dealing with actions and results rather than with abstract theory