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desperado - reckless, desperate outlaw
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
collected - composed; calm; self-possessed
invert - turn upside down or inside out; reverse the position or condition of
spurious - false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments
hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
innuendo - indirect or subtle (derogatory) hint; insinuation; Ex. sexual innuendo
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
bandy - discuss lightly or glibly; discuss in a frivolous manner; exchange (words) heatedly; quarrel; Ex. bandy words with