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dissimulate - pretend; conceal by feigning; dissemble
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
gainsay - deny
circumspect - prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought
genus - division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species
implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
maritime - bordering on(adjacent to) the sea; nautical; of the ships or the sea; Ex. Maritime Provinces
crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower