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ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
wrinkle - small ridge on a smooth surface (face or cloth); V.
copious - plentiful
renege - break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
irrefutable - indisputable; incontrovertible; undeniable
permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
wholesome - conducive to mental or physical health; healthful
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President