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sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
mutablility - ability to change in form; fickleness; ADJ. mutable: able to change; fickle; CF. mutate; CF. mutant
exchequer - treasury; Ex. Chancellor of the exchequer
convert - one who has adopted a different religion or opinion; V: change into another form; (persuade to) adopt a particular religion or belief
shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
aerie - (aery,eyrie,eyry) nest of a large bird of prey
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another