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beeline - direct quick route
haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
sonorous - resonant; producing a full deep sound; producing sound
unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
forward - presumptuous or bold