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::: sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
::: inflated - exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)
::: guile - deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile
::: scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
::: colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
::: mange - skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair
::: daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
::: dearth - scarcity
::: antiquity - quality of being very old; ancient times;
::: somnambulist - sleepwalker; V. somnambulate; N. somnambulism