The Speckled Band

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  1. deduction
    something that is inferred
  2. hereditary
    occurring among people descended from a common ancestor
  3. aristocrat
    a member of the nobility
  4. notorious
    known widely and usually unfavorably
  5. sinister
    wicked, evil, or dishonorable
  6. amiable
    diffusing warmth and friendliness
  7. cunning
    showing inventiveness and skill
  8. occupant
    someone who lives at a particular place for a long period
  9. subtle
    difficult to detect or grasp by the mind or analyze
  10. ruthless
    without mercy or pity

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