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skulduggery - (skullduggery) dishonest behavior or action; Ex. skulduggery in the election
maternal - motherly; N. maternity: motherhood
nautical - pertaining to ships or navigation
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
dribble - flow or fall in drops; let saliva flow out slowly from the mouth; move a ball; N.
profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
rectitude - moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in