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aloft - upward; high up in the air
menagerie - collection of wild animals on exhibition; zoo
headfirst - moving with the head leading; headlong
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
truncate - cut the top off; shorten
slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original
brackish - somewhat saline