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canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
conjecture - surmise; guess; V.
senility - old age; feeblemindedness of old age; ADJ. senile: resulting from old age; showing the weakness of body or mind from old age; Ex. senile dementia
bemused - confused; lost in thought; preoccupied
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state