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wisp - small bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)
tertiary - third in order or rank
optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses
venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird
deciduous - falling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth
predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly