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buccaneer - pirate
vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
suspense - state of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty
stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
handsome - large in quantity; generous; Ex. handsome reward
insomnia - wakefulness; inability to sleep
discrete - separate; unconnected
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person