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rantipole

A wild, romping young person. Low Marrya.

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gilgamish

  • noun legendary Sumerian king and hero of Sumerian and Babylonian epics

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truncheon

  • noun a short stout club used primarily by policemen
    nightstick; billy club; billystick; baton; billy.

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disenchant

  • verb free from enchantment
    disillusion.

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byronic

Pertaining to, or in the style of, Lord Byron.
With despair and Byronic misanthropy. Thackeray

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utnapishtim

  • noun favorite of the gods and grandfather of Gilgamish; survived the great flood and became immortal

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eponymous

  • adjective being or relating to or bearing the name of an eponym
    eponymic.

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cuchulain

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dostoevskian

  • adjective of or relating to or in the style of Feodor Dostoevski
    Dostoyevskian.

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gilgamesh

  • noun a legendary Sumerian king who was the hero of an epic collection of mythic stories

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unsung

  • adjective satellite not famous or acclaimed
    unknown; obscure.
    • an obscure family
    • unsung heroes of the war
  • adjective satellite having value that is not acknowledged
    unappreciated; unvalued.

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bellerophon

(Paleon.) A genus of fossil univalve shells, believed to belong to the Heteropoda, peculiar to the Paleozoic age.

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buskined

Wearing buskins.
Her buskined virgins traced the dewy lawn. Pope.

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vanquish

  • verb come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
    shell; beat; trounce; crush; beat out.
    • Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship
    • We beat the competition
    • Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game

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dostoyevskian

  • adjective of or relating to or in the style of Feodor Dostoevski
    Dostoevskian.

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outwit

  • verb beat through cleverness and wit
    outsmart; beat; overreach; outfox; circumvent.
    • I beat the traffic
    • She outfoxed her competitors

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dardan

  • noun a native of ancient Troy
    Trojan; Dardanian.

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swoon

  • noun a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain
    faint; deliquium; syncope.
  • verb pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
    pass out; faint; conk.

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semidivine

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herakles

  • noun (classical mythology) a hero noted for his strength; performed 12 immense labors to gain immortality
    Alcides; Hercules; Heracles.

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sophoclean

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worshiper

  • noun someone who admires too much to recognize faults
    worshipper.
  • noun a person who has religious faith
    worshipper; believer.

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boswellian

Relating to, or characteristic of, Boswell, the biographer of Dr. Johnson.

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sarpedon

  • noun (Greek mythology) a son of Zeus who became king of Lycia; fought on behalf of the Trojans in the Trojan War and was killed by Patroclus

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swashbuckling

  • noun flamboyantly reckless and boastful behavior
  • adjective satellite flamboyantly adventurous
    swaggering.

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emiliano

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achillean

Resembling Achilles, the hero of the Iliad; invincible.

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flog

  • verb beat severely with a whip or rod
    trounce; strap; welt; whip; slash; lash; lather.
    • The teacher often flogged the students
    • The children were severely trounced
  • verb beat with a cane
    cane; lambaste; lambast.

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antiheroic

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slay

  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; off; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered

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unheroic

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soliloquize

  • verb talk to oneself
    soliloquise; monologuize; monologuise.

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clubland

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honda

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semimythical

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perseus

(Class. Myth.) A Grecian legendary hero, son of Jupiter and Danaë, who slew the Gorgon Medusa.

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semilegendary

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heracles

  • noun (classical mythology) a hero noted for his strength; performed 12 immense labors to gain immortality
    Alcides; Hercules; Herakles.

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eponymic

  • adjective being or relating to or bearing the name of an eponym
    eponymous.

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atone

  • verb make amends for
    aby; expiate; abye.
    • expiate one's sins
  • verb turn away from sin or do penitence
    repent.

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footballing

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theseus

  • noun (Greek mythology) a hero and king of Athens who was noted for his many great deeds: killed Procrustes and the Minotaur and defeated the Amazons and united Attica

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danite

A descendant of Dan; an Israelite of the tribe of Dan. Judges xiii. 2.

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aeneas

  • noun a mythical Greek warrior who was a leader on the Trojan side of the Trojan War; hero of the Aeneid

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meatball

  • noun ground meat formed into a ball and fried or simmered in broth

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llew

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ithacan

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peleus

  • noun a king of the Myrmidons and father of Achilles

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cap

  • noun a tight-fitting headdress
  • noun a top (as for a bottle)

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picaresque

  • adjective satellite involving clever rogues or adventurers especially as in a type of fiction
    • picaresque novels
    • waifs of the picaresque tradition
    • a picaresque hero

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wrest

  • verb obtain by seizing forcibly or violently, also metaphorically
    • wrest the knife from his hands
    • wrest a meaning from the old text
    • wrest power from the old government

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balzacian

  • adjective of or relating to Honore de Balzac or his writings

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rescue

  • noun recovery or preservation from loss or danger
    delivery; saving; deliverance.
    • work is the deliverance of mankind
    • a surgeon's job is the saving of lives
  • verb free from harm or evil
    deliver.

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quest

  • noun a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria
    pursuit; pursuance.
    • the pursuit of love
    • life is more than the pursuance of fame
    • a quest for wealth
  • noun the act of searching for something
    seeking.
    • a quest for diamonds

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adapa

  • noun a Babylonian demigod or first man (sometimes identified with Adam)

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unflawed

  • adjective satellite without a flaw
    flawless.
    • a flawless gemstone

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sigurd

  • noun (Norse mythology) mythical Norse warrior hero who gains an accursed hoard of gold and was killed by Brynhild; Siegfried is the German counterpart

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cricket

  • noun leaping insect; male makes chirping noises by rubbing the forewings together
  • noun a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs

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retaliate

  • verb take revenge for a perceived wrong
    revenge; avenge.
    • He wants to avenge the murder of his brother
  • verb make a counterattack and return like for like, especially evil for evil
    strike back.
    • The Empire strikes back
    • The Giants struck back and won the opener
    • The Israeli army retaliated for the Hamas bombing

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arjuna

  • noun (Hindu mythology) the warrior prince in the Bhagavad-Gita to whom Krishna explains the nature of being and of God and how humans can come to know God

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aristophanic

Of or pertaining to Aristophanes, the Athenian comic poet.

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odysseus

  • noun (Greek mythology) a famous mythical Greek hero; his return to Ithaca after the siege of Troy was described in the Odyssey

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semiautobiographical

  • adjective of or relating to a work that combines autobiography and fiction
    • a semiautobiographical novel

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cult

  • noun followers of an exclusive system of religious beliefs and practices
  • noun an interest followed with exaggerated zeal
    rage; fad; furore; furor; craze.
    • he always follows the latest fads
    • it was all the rage that season

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conquering

  • noun the act of conquering
    subjection; conquest; subjugation.
  • verb to put down by force or authority
    inhibit; stamp down; subdue; suppress; curb; conquer.
    • suppress a nascent uprising
    • stamp down on littering
    • conquer one's desires

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yeatsian

  • adjective in the manner of William Butler Yeats

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archetype

  • noun something that serves as a model or a basis for making copies
    original; pilot.
    • this painting is a copy of the original

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amnesiac

  • noun a person suffering from amnesia
    amnesic.
  • adjective satellite suffering from a partial loss of memory
    amnesic.

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enkidu

  • noun legendary friend of Gilgamish

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laurelled

  • adjective crowned with or as if with laurel symbolizing victory
    crowned; laureled.

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bar

  • noun a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
    taproom; barroom; saloon; ginmill.
    • he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar
  • noun a counter where you can obtain food or drink
    • he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar

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tragicomic

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of tragicomedy
    • a playwright specializing in tragicomic drama
  • adjective satellite manifesting both tragic and comic aspects
    tragicomical.
    • the tragicomic disparity...between's man's aspirations and his accomplishments"- B.R.Redman

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worshipper

  • noun a person who has religious faith
    worshiper; believer.
  • noun someone who admires too much to recognize faults
    worshiper.

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storybook

  • noun a book containing a collection of stories (usually for children)

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manque

  • adjective satellite unfulfilled or frustrated in realizing an ambition
    would-be.

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titular

  • adjective of or relating to a legal title to something
    titulary.
    • titulary rights
  • adjective of or bearing a title signifying status or function
    • of titular rank

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beowulf

  • noun the legendary hero of an anonymous Old English epic poem composed in the early 8th century; he slays a monster and becomes king but dies fighting a dragon

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promethean

Of or pertaining to Prometheus. See Prometheus. "Promethean fire." Shak.

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embark

  • verb go on board
    ship.
  • verb set out on (an enterprise or subject of study)
    enter.
    • she embarked upon a new career

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hardboiled

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herculean

  • adjective satellite displaying superhuman strength or power
    powerful.
    • herculean exertions
  • adjective satellite extremely difficult; requiring the strength of a Hercules
    • a herculean task

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twins

  • noun (mineralogy) two interwoven crystals that are mirror images on each other
  • noun the third sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about May 21 to June 20
    Gemini; Gemini the Twins.

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chivalric

  • adjective satellite characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages
    knightly; medieval.
    • chivalric rites
    • the knightly years

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relive

  • verb experience again, often in the imagination
    live over.
    • He relived the horrors of war

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archetypical

  • adjective satellite representing or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned
    prototypic; prototypal; archetypal; prototypical.
    • archetypal patterns
    • she was the prototypal student activist

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yossarian

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epical

  • adjective constituting or having to do with or suggestive of a literary epic
    epic.
    • epic tradition

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vacillate

  • verb be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action
    hover; vibrate; oscillate.
    • He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement
  • verb move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern
    fluctuate; waver.
    • the line on the monitor vacillated

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argive

Of or performance to Argos, the capital of Argolis in Greece. -- n. A native of Argos. Often used as a generic term, equivalent to Grecian or Greek.

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worshiper

  • noun someone who admires too much to recognize faults
    worshipper.
  • noun a person who has religious faith
    worshipper; believer.

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ossianic

Of or pertaining to, or characteristic of, Ossian, a legendary Erse or Celtic bard.
The compositions might be fairly classed as Ossianic. G. Eliot.

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utu

  • noun sun god; counterpart of Akkadian Shamash
    Utug.

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legendry

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strangles

  • noun an acute bacterial disease of horses characterized by inflammation of the mucous membranes
    equine distemper.
  • verb kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air
    strangle; strangulate; throttle.
    • he tried to strangle his opponent
    • A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes

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trojan

  • noun a program that appears desirable but actually contains something harmful
    trojan horse.
    • the contents of a trojan can be a virus or a worm
    • when he downloaded the free game it turned out to be a trojan horse
  • noun a native of ancient Troy
    Dardan; Dardanian.

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pulp

  • noun any soft or soggy mass
    mush.
    • he pounded it to a pulp
  • noun a soft moist part of a fruit
    flesh.

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laureled

  • adjective crowned with or as if with laurel symbolizing victory
    crowned; laurelled.

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quake

  • noun shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity
    seism; temblor; earthquake.
  • verb shake with fast, tremulous movements
    palpitate; quiver.
    • His nostrils palpitated

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mythic

  • adjective relating to or having the nature of myth
    • a novel of almost mythic consequence
  • adjective satellite based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity
    mythological; fabulous; mythical; mythologic.
    • mythical centaurs
    • the fabulous unicorn

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overcome

  • verb win a victory over
    get the better of; defeat.
    • You must overcome all difficulties
    • defeat your enemies
    • He overcame his shyness
    • He overcame his infirmity
    • Her anger got the better of her and she blew up
  • verb get on top of; deal with successfully
    get over; master; subdue; surmount.
    • He overcame his shyness

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proustian

  • adjective of or relating to or in the manner of Marcel Proust

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minamoto

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martyr

  • noun one who suffers for the sake of principle
    sufferer.
  • noun one who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty for refusing to renounce their religion

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succumb

  • verb consent reluctantly
    give in; knuckle under; yield; buckle under.
  • verb be fatally overwhelmed
    yield.

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hometown

  • noun the town (or city) where you grew up or where you have your principal residence
    • he never went back to his hometown again

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declaim

  • verb recite in elocution
    recite.
  • verb speak against in an impassioned manner
    inveigh.
    • he declaimed against the wasteful ways of modern society

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faulknerian

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achilles

  • noun a mythical Greek hero of the Iliad; a foremost Greek warrior at the siege of Troy; when he was a baby his mother tried to make him immortal by bathing him in a magical river but the heel by which she held him remained vulnerable--his `Achilles' heel'

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badman

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fingal

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homeric

Of or pertaining to Homer, the most famous of Greek poets; resembling the poetry of Homer.

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siegfried

  • noun (German mythology) mythical German warrior hero of the Nibelungenlied who takes possession of the accursed treasure of the Nibelungs by slaying the dragon that guards it and awakens Brynhild and is eventually killed; Sigurd is the Norse counterpart

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shavian

  • noun an admirer of G. B. Shaw or his works
  • adjective of or relating to George Bernard Shaw or his works

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enlil

  • noun god of the air and king of the Sumerian gods
    En-lil.

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trickster

  • noun someone who plays practical jokes on others
    cut-up; prankster; tricker; practical joker; hoaxer.
  • noun someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
    slicker; beguiler; cheat; deceiver; cheater.

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manas

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