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lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
falsify - make (something written) false by changing
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
evasive - not frank; trying to hide the truth; eluding; evading; V. evade: avoid (a duty or responsibility) or escape from by deceit
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)