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static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
refraction - bending of a ray of light
incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
supplicant - one who supplicates; ADJ.
stint - set limits in amount or number; be thrifty; ADJ. stinting, unstinting; CF. stint:savings
lucrative - profitable; producing wealth
alcove - nook; recess
kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.