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quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
perfidious - treacherous; disloyal; N. perfidy: treachery
complement - complete; consummate; make perfect; N.
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
compliance - conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift