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jeopardize - endanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger
falter - hesitate; weaken in purpose or action; walk or move unsteadily through weakness; N.
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
galleon - large three-masted sailing ship
sluggard - lazy person
mimicry - imitation
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
reputable - respectable; having a good reputation