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jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
brisk - quick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor
disingenuous - not naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
convoke - call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
agnostic - one who is skeptical of the existence or knowability of a god or any ultimate reality
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms