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::: preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
::: exchequer - treasury; Ex. Chancellor of the exchequer
::: mimicry - imitation
::: incarnate - endowed with flesh; invested with bodily form; personified; Ex. devil incarnate; V: give bodily form to; embody
::: dominate - control; rule; enjoy a commanding position in; overlook from a height;
::: rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
::: prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
::: antiquated - obsolete; old-fashioned; outdated
::: piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
::: avalanche - great mass of falling snow and ice