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chaffing - bantering; joking
parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
traverse - go through or across
deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity
galleon - large three-masted sailing ship
apprise - inform
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
modish - fashionable; conforming to the current fashion
ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle