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dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
egress - exit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
nectar - drink of the gods; sweet liquid collected by bees
ascribe - refer; attribute; assign
rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
autonomous - self-governing; N. autonomy
mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech