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migratory - wandering; V. migrate: move from one region and settle in another; move periodically from one region to another
whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
bestow - confer
brisk - quick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
executioner - person administering capital punishment
impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
ingenuous - naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid