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(adj) straying or wandering from a strait or direct course; done or acting in a shifty or underhanded way
(n) in chess, an opening move that involves risk or sacrifice a minor piece in order to gain a later advantage; any opening move of this type; any strategic move of tricking the opponent
(adj.)deliberately setting or causing fires; designed to start fires; tending to stir up strife or rebellion (n) one who deliberately sets fires,arsonist; one who causes strife
(n) a whirlpool of great size and violence; a situation resembling a whirlpool in violence and destruction
(adj) nearsighted; lacking a broad realistic view of a situation; lacking foresight or discernment. only thinking about the present, not the future
(adj)tending to make worse; expressing disapproval or disparagement, derogatory, deprecatory, belitting
(n) the state of being proper, appropriateness; (pl)standards of what is proper or socially acceptable
(adj)asking humbly and earnestly; (n) one who makes a request humbly and ea, a petitioner, suitor
(n) an object that serves as a charm or is believed to confer magical powers, an amulet, fetish
(v) to pronounce distinctly, to express well in words; to connect by a joint or joints; (adj) expressed clearly and forcefully, jointed
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