1. Using few words to express something; concise, succinct
2. Avoid being noticed by doing something secretly; stealthy, surreptitious
3. To invent something false in order to mislead others; falsify, fake
4. A very slight difference in meaning or appearance; overtone, subtle distinction
5. The crime of getting money by deceiving people; deception, swindling
6. To become greater and more serious; amplify, heighten
7. To abruptly change direction, especially with a vehicle; veer, stray
8. Something which is soaked in water in order to enhance in quality; drenched
9. A person with whom you sympathize with due to their bad luck; unfortunate
10. A person who is not willing to speak or reveal information; quiet, reserved