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functionary - official (who performs a particular function)
ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled
indigent - poor; destitute
aegis - shield; protection; defense
friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
gibberish - nonsense; nonsensical or unintelligible talk or writing; babbling
repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem