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::: buccaneer - pirate
::: convivial - pleasantly merry; festive; joyous; gay; characterized by joviality; jovial
::: fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
::: evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation
::: denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
::: genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
::: confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
::: waggish - humorous; mischievous; tricky
::: equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
::: garrulous - loquacious; wordy; talkative; N. garrulity