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extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
fallible - liable to err
hermetic - sealed by fusion so as to be airtight; airtight
cleft - N: split
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
hieroglyphic - picture writing; ADJ.
perfidious - treacherous; disloyal; N. perfidy: treachery
negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument