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ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
broil - cook by direct heat; N.
impassive - without feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
unwieldy - awkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable
ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
billowing - swelling out in waves; surging
accessory - additional object; useful but not essential thing