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concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
conduit - aqueduct; passageway for fluids
stupor - state of being stupefied; state of apathy; daze; lack of awareness
pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
finesse - delicate skill; V: handle with finesse
embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus
strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter