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wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
innate - inborn
prerogative - privilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before
stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
fulminate - thunder; explode; issue a severe denunciation
pinnace - small boat