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threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
oust - expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting
malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
capitulate - surrender; give up all resistance
acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
willful - wilful; intentional; headstrong
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
inamorata - woman whom a man loves