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maneuver - (manoeuver) strategic military or naval movement (done for training purposes); carefully planned process; stratagem; V: carry out a military maneuver; use maneuvers in gaining an end
abhor - detest; hate
oblivious - inattentive or unmindful; unaware; wholly absorbed; forgetful(having the habit of forgetting)
earthly - of this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike