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contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
aboriginal - being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine
abstruse - obscure; profound; difficult to understand
tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
notch - V-shaped cut in a surface; V.
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks