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swill - drink greedily
servile - slavish; cringing; N. servility
pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
elastic - able to spring back into shape; quick to recover (as from disappointment); able to adapt to change; Ex. elastic plans; N: elastic material
scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
adjacent - adjoining; neighboring; close by
vicar - parish priest; representative
significant - expressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant
wily - crafty; cunning; artful; N. wile: deceitful stratagem
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general