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flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
dexterous - skillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity
viper - poisonous snake
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
dabble - work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
giddy - light-hearted; not serious; frivolous; dizzy; causing dizziness; Ex. giddy youth; Ex. giddy climb/height
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
factitious - artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears