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(v.) to trick; to cheat or swindle
cozen
(n.) the unicerse considered as a whole; the entire complex stucture of something
macrocosm
(adj.) subordinate or supplementary
ancillary
(n.) a small, narrow space between things or parts of things
interstice
(v.) to remove material considered offensive (from a book, play, film, etc.)
bowdlerize
(n.) a representation or image of a sacred peronage, often considered sacred itself; an image or picture;a symbol; a graphic symbol on a computer monitor display; an object of blind devotion
icon
(n.) an enclosed district, region, or area inhabited by a particular group of people or having a special character
enclave
(n.) a person's strong point; what a person does best
forte
(v.) to come down or stoop voluntarily to a lower level; to deal with people in a patronizing manner
condescend
(adj.) free (adv.) without charge
gratis
(n.) inordinate greed; the disposition to obtain one's desires by force, extortion, or plunder
rapacity
(n.) a brilliant performer; a person with masterly skill or technique; (adj.) masterly or brilliant
virtuoso
(n.) a trickster or swindler; a charlatan
mountebank
(n.) a song of praise, joy, or triumph
paean
(adj.) concerned with practical considerations or values; dealing with actions and results rather than with abstract theory
pragmatic
(n.) overfullness; superabundance; superfluity
plethora
(adj) having the power to heal or cure; beneficial
therapeutic
(n.) lighthearted joking, talk or writing
persiflage
(n.) a formal split within a religious organization; any division or separation of a group or organization into hostile factions
schism
(n.) puzzled; mocking; odd; equivocal
quizzical
(n.) inordinate greed; the disposition to obtain one's desires by force, extortion, or plunder
rapacity
(n.) a brilliant performer; a person with masterly skill or technique; (adj.) masterly or brilliant
virtuoso
(n.) a trickster or swindler; a charlatan
mountebank
(n.) a song of praise, joy, or triumph
paean
(adj.) concerned with practical considerations or values; dealing with actions and results rather than with abstract theory
pragmatic
(n.) overfullness; superabundance; superfluity
plethora
(adj) having the power to heal or cure; beneficial
therapeutic
(n.) lighthearted joking, talk or writing
persiflage
(n.) a formal split within a religious organization; any division or separation of a group or organization into hostile factions
schism
(n.) puzzled; mocking; odd; equivocal
quizzical