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::: jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
::: convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
::: complicity - participation; involvement (in a questionable act or a crime)
::: ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
::: tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
::: confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
::: prolong - lengthen; extend; draw out
::: metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
::: crust - hard outer covering (as of earth or snow)
::: repeal - revoke; annul