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::: sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
::: pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
::: heedless - not noticing; disregarding
::: complicity - participation; involvement (in a questionable act or a crime)
::: optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
::: superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
::: equipoise - balance; balancing force; equilibrium
::: parody - humorous imitation; spoof; takeoff; travesty; V.
::: condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
::: carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)