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galleon - large three-masted sailing ship
faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
promiscuous - mixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity
illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
slacken - slow up; loosen; make or become slack
recondite - abstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
expedite - hasten; make go faster