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::: parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
::: billowing - swelling out in waves; surging
::: corroborate - confirm; support; strengthen
::: halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
::: cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
::: shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
::: amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
::: contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
::: amphibian - able to live both on land and in water; N.
::: sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners