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adept - expert at; very skilled
freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
orthodox - traditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine
spangle - small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
dissent - disagree
masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)