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consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower
homogeneous - of the same kind; uniform in composition throughout
timidity - lack of self-confidence or courage
stratagem - deceptive scheme; clever trick
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean
saline - salty
compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse