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diabolically

  • adverb as a devil; in an evil manner
    devilishly; fiendishly.
    • his writing could be diabolically satiric

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intro

  • noun formally making a person known to another or to the public
    introduction; presentation.
  • noun a brief introductory passage to a piece of popular music

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fiendishly

  • adverb as a devil; in an evil manner
    devilishly; diabolically.
    • his writing could be diabolically satiric

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deviser

  • noun a person who makes plans
    planner; contriver.

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devilishly

  • adverb as a devil; in an evil manner
    fiendishly; diabolically.
    • his writing could be diabolically satiric
  • adverb in a playfully devilish manner
    devilish.
    • the socialists are further handicapped if they believe that capitalists are not only wicked but also devilishly clever

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deviltry

  • noun wicked and cruel behavior
    devilry.
  • noun reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
    mischief-making; rascality; mischief; mischievousness; roguishness; roguery; devilment; shenanigan; devilry.

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infernally

  • adverb extremely
    hellishly.
    • infernally clever
    • hellishly dangerous

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allegorizer

  • noun someone who communicates in allegories
    allegoriser.

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marvelously

  • adverb (used as an intensifier) extremely well
    wondrously; marvellously; terrifically; superbly; wondrous; toppingly; wonderfully.
    • her voice is superbly disciplined
    • the colors changed wondrously slowly

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devilishness

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astounding

  • adjective satellite bewildering or striking dumb with wonder
    dumbfounding; dumfounding.
  • verb affect with wonder
    amaze; astonish; astound.
    • Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!

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contraption

  • noun a device or control that is very useful for a particular job
    gismo; gadget; appliance; widget; convenience; contrivance; gizmo.

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devising

  • noun the act that results in something coming to be
    making; fashioning.
    • the devising of plans
    • the fashioning of pots and pans
    • the making of measurements
    • it was already in the making
  • verb come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
    formulate; devise; contrive; invent; excogitate; forge.
    • excogitate a way to measure the speed of light

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quibbler

  • noun a disputant who quibbles; someone who raises annoying petty objections
    caviler; caviller; pettifogger.

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perversely

  • adverb deliberately deviant
    • his perversely erotic notions
  • adverb in a contrary disobedient manner
    contrarily; contrariwise.

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mechanician

One skilled in the theory or construction of machines; a machinist. Boyle.

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breathtaking

  • adjective satellite tending to cause suspension of regular breathing
    breathless.
    • a breathless flight
    • breathtaking adventure

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contrivance

  • noun a device or control that is very useful for a particular job
    contraption; gismo; gadget; appliance; widget; convenience; gizmo.
  • noun the faculty of contriving; inventive skill
    • his skillful contrivance of answers to every problem

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marvellously

  • adverb (used as an intensifier) extremely well
    wondrously; terrifically; superbly; wondrous; toppingly; wonderfully; marvelously.
    • her voice is superbly disciplined
    • the colors changed wondrously slowly

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sophism

  • noun a deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone
    sophistry; sophistication.

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inexhaustibly

  • adverb with indefatigable energy
    tirelessly; indefatigably.
    • she watched the show indefatigably

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deviser

  • noun a person who makes plans
    planner; contriver.

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concoct

  • verb make a concoction (of) by mixing
  • verb prepare or cook by mixing ingredients
    cook up.
    • concoct a strange mixture

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tinkerer

  • noun an unskilled person who tries to fix or mend
    fiddler.
  • noun a person who enjoys fixing and experimenting with machines and their parts
    tinker.

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wonderfully

  • adverb (used as an intensifier) extremely well
    wondrously; marvellously; terrifically; superbly; wondrous; toppingly; marvelously.
    • her voice is superbly disciplined
    • the colors changed wondrously slowly

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torturer

  • noun someone who inflicts severe physical pain (usually for punishment or coercion)

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tinkerer

  • noun an unskilled person who tries to fix or mend
    fiddler.
  • noun a person who enjoys fixing and experimenting with machines and their parts
    tinker.

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frigidly

  • adverb without warmth or enthusiasm
    frostily.
    • `Come in if you have to,' he said frostily

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infamy

  • noun a state of extreme dishonor
    opprobrium.
    • a date which will live in infamy"- F.D.Roosevelt
    • the name was a by-word of scorn and opprobrium throughout the city
  • noun evil fame or public reputation

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invent

  • verb come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
    formulate; devise; contrive; excogitate; forge.
    • excogitate a way to measure the speed of light
  • verb make up something artificial or untrue
    fabricate; manufacture; cook up; make up.

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contrivance

  • noun a device or control that is very useful for a particular job
    contraption; gismo; gadget; appliance; widget; convenience; gizmo.
  • noun the faculty of contriving; inventive skill
    • his skillful contrivance of answers to every problem

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dazzlingly

  • adverb in a manner or to a degree that dazzles the beholder

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contraption

  • noun a device or control that is very useful for a particular job
    gismo; gadget; appliance; widget; convenience; contrivance; gizmo.

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devise

  • noun a will disposing of real property
  • noun (law) a gift of real property by will

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sophistry

  • noun a deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone
    sophism; sophistication.

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extraordinarily

  • adverb extremely
    inordinately.
    • she was inordinately smart
    • it will be an extraordinarily painful step to negotiate

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sophism

  • noun a deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone
    sophistry; sophistication.

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devise

  • noun a will disposing of real property
  • noun (law) a gift of real property by will

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sophistry

  • noun a deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone
    sophism; sophistication.

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consummate

  • verb fulfill sexually
    • consummate a marriage
  • verb make perfect; bring to perfection

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mechanist

  • noun a philosopher who subscribes to the doctrine of mechanism

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amazingly

  • adverb in an amazing manner; to everyone's surprise
    astonishingly; surprisingly.
    • amazingly, he finished medical school in three years

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rus

  • noun the medieval Russian state established by Scandinavian traders in the 9th century; the capital was first in Novgorod and then in Kiev
  • noun a rare polyvalent metallic element of the platinum group; it is found associated with platinum
    ruthenium; Ru; atomic number 44.

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singularly

  • adverb in a singular manner or to a singular degree; he acquired three wives and fourteen children during his Portuguese embassy alone"
    • Lord T. was considered singularly licentious even for the courts of Russia and Portugal

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ingenuous

  • adjective characterized by an inability to mask your feelings; not devious
    artless.
    • an ingenuous admission of responsibility
  • adjective satellite lacking in sophistication or worldliness
    innocent.
    • a child's innocent stare
    • his ingenuous explanation that he would not have burned the church if he had not thought the bishop was in it

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ploy

  • noun an opening remark intended to secure an advantage for the speaker
    gambit.
  • noun a maneuver in a game or conversation
    gambit; stratagem.

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devise

  • noun a will disposing of real property
  • noun (law) a gift of real property by will

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stratagem

  • noun a maneuver in a game or conversation
    gambit; ploy.
  • noun an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade
    dodge; contrivance.
    • his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track

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metrically

  • adverb with regard to meter
    • metrically, these poems are matched

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fib

  • noun a trivial lie
    tale; story; taradiddle; tarradiddle.
    • he told a fib about eating his spinach
    • how can I stop my child from telling stories?
  • verb tell a relatively insignificant lie
    • Fibbing is not acceptable, even if you don't call it lying

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concoct

  • verb make a concoction (of) by mixing
  • verb prepare or cook by mixing ingredients
    cook up.
    • concoct a strange mixture

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subterfuge

  • noun something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity
    blind.
    • he wasn't sick--it was just a subterfuge
    • the holding company was just a blind

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exceedingly

  • adverb to an extreme degree
    super; extremely; passing.
    • extremely cold
    • extremely unpleasant

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circumlocution

  • noun a style that involves indirect ways of expressing things
    periphrasis; ambage.
  • noun an indirect way of expressing something
    indirect expression.

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invent

  • verb come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
    formulate; devise; contrive; excogitate; forge.
    • excogitate a way to measure the speed of light
  • verb make up something artificial or untrue
    fabricate; manufacture; cook up; make up.

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casuist

  • noun someone whose reasoning is subtle and often specious
    sophist.

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remarkably

  • adverb to a remarkable degree or extent
    unusually; unco; outstandingly.
    • she was unusually tall
  • adverb in a signal manner
    signally; unmistakably.
    • signally inappropriate methods

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experimentalist

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amusingly

  • adverb in an entertaining and amusing manner
    divertingly.
    • Hollywood has grown too sophisticated to turn out anything really amusingly bad these days

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rodomontade

  • noun vain and empty boasting
    rhodomontade; bluster; braggadocio.

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endlessly

  • adverb continuing forever without end
    infinitely.
    • there are infinitely many possibilities
  • adverb with unflagging resolve
    incessantly; ceaselessly; unceasingly; continuously; unendingly.
    • dance inspires him ceaselessly to strive higher and higher toward the shining pinnacle of perfection that is the goal of every artiste

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fabulist

  • noun a person who tells or invents fables

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incredibly

  • adverb not easy to believe
    implausibly; improbably; unbelievably.
    • behind you the coastal hills plunge to the incredibly blue sea backed by the Turkish mountains
  • adverb exceedingly; extremely
    fantastically; fabulously.
    • she plays fabulously well

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sleight

  • noun adroitness in using the hands
    dexterity; manual dexterity.

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delightfully

  • adverb in a delightful manner
    • the farm house, though in itself a small one, is delightfully situated

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stratagem

  • noun a maneuver in a game or conversation
    gambit; ploy.
  • noun an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade
    dodge; contrivance.
    • his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track

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contrive

  • verb make or work out a plan for; devise
    project; design; plan.
    • They contrived to murder their boss
    • design a new sales strategy
    • plan an attack
  • verb come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
    formulate; devise; invent; excogitate; forge.
    • excogitate a way to measure the speed of light

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conceit

  • noun feelings of excessive pride
    self-love; amour propre; vanity.
  • noun an elaborate poetic image or a far-fetched comparison of very dissimilar things

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fantastically

  • adverb exceedingly; extremely
    incredibly; fabulously.
    • she plays fabulously well

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artificer

  • noun someone who is the first to think of or make something
    discoverer; inventor.
  • noun a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
    journeyman; artisan; craftsman.

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wondrously

  • adverb (used as an intensifier) extremely well
    marvellously; terrifically; superbly; wondrous; toppingly; wonderfully; marvelously.
    • her voice is superbly disciplined
    • the colors changed wondrously slowly

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etymologist

  • noun a lexicographer who specializes in etymology

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wickedly

  • adverb in a wicked evil manner
    evilly.
    • act wickedly
    • grin evilly

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wordplay

  • noun a humorous play on words
    pun; punning; paronomasia.
    • I do it for the pun of it
    • his constant punning irritated her

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overly

  • adverb to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits
    to a fault; excessively; too.
    • too big

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jesting

  • adjective satellite characterized by jokes and good humor
    jocular; joking; jocose.
  • verb tell a joke; speak humorously
    joke; jest.
    • He often jokes even when he appears serious

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astonishingly

  • adverb in an amazing manner; to everyone's surprise
    amazingly; surprisingly.
    • amazingly, he finished medical school in three years

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expedient

  • noun a means to an end; not necessarily a principled or ethical one
  • adjective serving to promote your interest
    • was merciful only when mercy was expedient

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brilliantly

  • adverb with brightness
    brightly; bright.
    • the stars shone brilliantly
    • the windows glowed jewel bright
  • adverb in an extremely intelligent way
    • he solved the problem brilliantly

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versifier

  • noun a writer who composes rhymes; a maker of poor verses (usually used as terms of contempt for minor or inferior poets)
    rhymester; poetizer; poetiser; rhymer.

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invent

  • verb come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
    formulate; devise; contrive; excogitate; forge.
    • excogitate a way to measure the speed of light
  • verb make up something artificial or untrue
    fabricate; manufacture; cook up; make up.

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vocable

  • noun a word that is spoken aloud
    spoken word.

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hideously

  • adverb in a hideous manner
    monstrously; horridly.
    • her face was hideously disfigured after the accident

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makeshift

  • noun something contrived to meet an urgent need or emergency
    stopgap; make-do.
  • adjective satellite done or made using whatever is available
    jury-rigged; improvised.
    • crossed the river on improvised bridges
    • the survivors used jury-rigged fishing gear
    • the rock served as a makeshift hammer

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apologue

  • noun a short moral story (often with animal characters)
    parable; allegory; fable.

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extremely

  • adverb to a high degree or extent; favorably or with much respect
    highly.
    • highly successful
    • He spoke highly of her
    • does not think highly of his writing
    • extremely interesting
  • adverb to an extreme degree
    super; exceedingly; passing.
    • extremely cold
    • extremely unpleasant

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gadget

  • noun a device or control that is very useful for a particular job
    contraption; gismo; appliance; widget; convenience; contrivance; gizmo.

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highly

  • adverb to a high degree or extent; favorably or with much respect
    extremely.
    • highly successful
    • He spoke highly of her
    • does not think highly of his writing
    • extremely interesting
  • adverb at a high rate or wage
    • highly paid workers

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periphrasis

  • noun a style that involves indirect ways of expressing things
    circumlocution; ambage.

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invent

  • verb come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
    formulate; devise; contrive; excogitate; forge.
    • excogitate a way to measure the speed of light
  • verb make up something artificial or untrue
    fabricate; manufacture; cook up; make up.

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evasion

  • noun a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth
    equivocation.
  • noun the deliberate act of failing to pay money
    nonpayment.
    • his evasion of all his creditors
    • he was indicted for nonpayment

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pleasingly

  • adverb in a pleasing manner
    • the room was pleasingly large

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swindle

  • noun the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme
    cheat; rig.
    • that book is a fraud
  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; scam; gip; nobble; goldbrick; con; short-change; mulct; gyp; bunco; victimize; hornswoggle; diddle; defraud.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

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theatrically

  • adverb in a stagy and theatrical manner
    stagily.
    • `I cannot show my face at her house,' he declared theatrically
  • adverb in a theatrical manner
    • theatrically dressed

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ploy

  • noun an opening remark intended to secure an advantage for the speaker
    gambit.
  • noun a maneuver in a game or conversation
    gambit; stratagem.

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dialectically

  • adverb in a dialectic manner
    • his religiousness is dialectically related to his sinfulness

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hidalgo

A title, denoting a Spanish nobleman of the lower class.

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transparently

  • adverb so as to be easily understood or seen through
    • his transparently lucid prose
    • his transparently deceitful behavior
  • adverb so as to allow the passage of light
    • the red brilliance of the claret shines transparently in our glasses

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gadgetry

  • noun appliances collectively
    • laborsaving gadgetry

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superbly

  • adverb (used as an intensifier) extremely well
    wondrously; marvellously; terrifically; wondrous; toppingly; wonderfully; marvelously.
    • her voice is superbly disciplined
    • the colors changed wondrously slowly

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improvise

  • verb perform without preparation
    ad-lib; extemporize; improvize; extemporise.
    • he extemporized a speech at the wedding
  • verb manage in a makeshift way; do with whatever is at hand
    extemporize.
    • after the hurricane destroyed our house, we had to improvise for weeks

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devilish

  • adjective satellite showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil
    mephistophelean; diabolical; diabolic; mephistophelian.
    • devilish schemes
    • the cold calculation and diabolic art of some statesmen
    • the diabolical expression on his face
    • a mephistophelian glint in his eye
  • adjective satellite playful in an appealingly bold way
    roguish; rascally.
    • a roguish grin

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contriver

  • noun a person who makes plans
    deviser; planner.

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architecturally

  • adverb with regard to architecture
    • this building is ugly, but architecturally interesting

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circumlocution

  • noun a style that involves indirect ways of expressing things
    periphrasis; ambage.
  • noun an indirect way of expressing something
    indirect expression.

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uncommonly

  • adverb exceptionally
    • a common remedy is uncommonly difficult to find

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improvisation

  • noun a creation spoken or written or composed extemporaneously (without prior preparation)
  • noun an unplanned expedient
    temporary expedient.

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exquisitely

  • adverb in a delicate manner
    delicately; finely; fine.
    • finely shaped features
    • her fine drawn body

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artifice

  • noun a deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture)
    ruse.

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surpassingly

  • adverb to a surpassing degree
    • she was a surpassingly beautiful woman

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jugglery

  • noun artful trickery designed to achieve an end
    • the senator's tax program was mere jugglery
  • noun the performance of a juggler

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elaborately

  • adverb with elaboration
    in an elaborate way; intricately.
    • it was elaborately spelled out

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casuist

  • noun someone whose reasoning is subtle and often specious
    sophist.

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prodigiously

  • adverb to a prodigious degree
    • the prices of farms rose prodigiously

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invention

  • noun the creation of something in the mind
    design; conception; excogitation; innovation.
  • noun a creation (a new device or process) resulting from study and experimentation
    innovation.

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technically

  • adverb with regard to technique
    • technically lagging behind the Japanese
    • a technically brilliant boxer
  • adverb with regard to technical skill and the technology available
    • a technically brilliant solution

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ruse

  • noun a deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture)
    artifice.

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