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::: contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
::: gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
::: tessellated - mosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern
::: novelty - something new; newness; ADJ. novel: new; original
::: spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
::: splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
::: ruthless - pitiless; merciless; cruel
::: appellation - name; title
::: forte - strong point or special talent in a person's character
::: hindrance - block; obstacle; V. hinder