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sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
entomology - study of insects
inaugurate - begin formally; install in office; induct into office by a formal ceremony; N. inauguration; ADJ. inaugural
ingenue - ing\'enue; young innocent girl
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
adroit - skillful (in using mind or hand)
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
belated - delayed
defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence