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slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
enhance - increase; make greater (as in value, reputation, or usefulness); improve
benefactor - gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
doddering - shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder
rightful - legally correct; Ex. rightful owner
expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday