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jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
dingy - (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D
marvel - To become filled with wonder or astonishment; N. One that evokes surprise, admiration, or wonder.
volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional