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collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
culprit - one guilty of a crime
dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
disinclination - unwillingness
declivity - downward slope
nomadic - wandering; N. nomad: tribe who migrates from place to place
dint - means; effort; Ex. by dint of hard work
maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general