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::: founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
::: aerie - (aery,eyrie,eyry) nest of a large bird of prey
::: selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
::: enduring - lasting; surviving; V. endure: bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties); last; survive
::: vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
::: broil - cook by direct heat; N.
::: projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
::: smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
::: idyllic - charmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene
::: masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise