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sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
malcontent - person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented
clandestine - secret
obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
innovation - change; something newly introduced; introduction of something new; V. innovate: begin or introduce (something new); be creative; ADJ. innovative
transcendent - exceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
document - provide written evidence (for a claim); record with documents; N.