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gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
malleable - (of a metal) capable of being shaped by pounding(beating); pliable; (of someone) impressionable(easily influenced); easily controlled; tractable
alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water
ominous - threatening; of an evil omen
skinflint - miser; stingy person
bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
peruse - read through with care; N. perusal
artful - exhibiting art or skill; deceitful; cunning; CF. artifice
anthology - book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance