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swipe - hit with a sweeping motion; N.
malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
uproar - noisy confusion
flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
earthly - of this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
vouch - give a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher
craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning