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promontory - headland
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
incompatible - inharmonious; N. incompatibility
extemporaneous - not planned; impromptu; extempore
implicate - incriminate; involve incriminatingly; show to be involved (in a crime); Ex. implicate someone in the crime
hibernate - sleep throughout the winter; N. hibernation
congruence - correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
frisk - move about playfully; froric; ADJ. frisky: playful
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic